Why work at NeuRA?

Our vision and mission
“Our vision is to prevent and cure disease and disability of the brain and nervous system through leadership excellence and innovation in neuroscience research”



• Great parental leave for all genders
Study leave*
• Conferences*


• Multi-faith prayer room
• Private Breastfeeding room 
• Most Inclusive Employer Award – Randwick City Council 2019


• Opportunities to get involved (Early-Mid Career, Equity & Diversity, WHS and other workplace committees)
• Access to UNSW and Mindgardens Neuroscience Network 
• Regular networking events 

Wellbeing & Support: 

• Access to free confidential counselling (Access EAP)
• Flexible working hours
• Informal lunch-time running groups, yoga & meditation


• Competitive renumeration including salary packaging options


• Close to public transport (Light rail, buses)
• Close to UNSW Kensington Campus
• Close to Coogee beach, restaurants, retail & cafes including Newmarket Precinct Development


• Full in-house IT & development support
• Communal lunch area
• New courtyard
• Modern building
• State of the art research laboratories & facilities

*All leave must be taken in accordance with NeuRA’s policies and procedures.

What our staff say

“NeuRA has a fantastic research culture which brings out the best in researchers.”

“Staff are proud to work here and are engaged in initiatives.”

“My supervisor has been super supportive to help me juggle family life while still working in an academic position.”

For more information, please contact hr@neura.edu.au