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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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Area:Faculty Of Engineering, Architecture & Info Tech
Salary (FTE):Academic Research Level A1 ($64,533.50 - $87,535.13)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

School of Architecture

As a national leader in architectural education and research we are always seeking an engaged and innovative person to join our team. As a progressive school of architecture we aim to prepare graduates for a dynamic professional environment where continual learning and innovative practice is essential. The School actively engages with a cross-section of industry partners, diverse communities and a range of professions so that our teaching and research is rich with impact beyond the University. We work to enrich the local architecture profession and advance the discipline of architecture internationally.

With strong student enrolments in professionally accredited programs, combined with world-class researchers and facilities, the school is focused on ensuring our students and researchers have the skills to confront the urgent intellectual and practical questions facing the design of our cities and environments. The ATCH Research Centre plays a key part in the School’s mission.

For more information about the School and ATCH, please visit: , and

The role

The successful appointee will be responsible for collaborative and individual research within the aims of the ARC Discovery Project “Is Architecture Art? a history of categories concepts and recent practices. For more information on this project please visit

The successful appointee will have access to shared office space and other facilities of the ATCH Research Centre and the School of Architecture.

There are opportunities to work with senior and early career researchers and higher degree research students in an intellectually stimulating environment.

The person

Applicants should be within five (5) years of completing a PhD with a research background in the history and theory of architecture or the visual arts; or, cultural policy/cultural economy.

You should have demonstrated expert knowledge in some aspect of the interdisciplinary relations of art and architecture, or relevant aspects of cultural policy and administration.

You should have demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, but also independently

Excellence in written communication will be highly regarded.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated including the possibility of a job share where two (2) incumbents would work part-time hours to cover the position equally.


This is a full-time, fixed term for One (1) year at Academic level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,533 - $87,535 p.a, plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,504 - $102,416 p.a.)

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Professor John Macarthur on +61 432 753 431 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

For information on completing the application process click here.

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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