First listed on: 11 August 2017

Job Summary

As we embark on an exciting phase of growth, capable and motivated academics are needed to build upon the Centre’s research agenda.

UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow. 

This position offers the opportunity to take a leading role in the development of a research agenda focused on Built Environment Informatics and Innovation, while working cooperatively with others across the Design Architecture and Building Faculty, and UTS.

As part of UTS’s innovative and vibrant Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building, you will join a new research centre (Built Environment Informatics and Innovation) based in the School of Built Environment. This School has a reputation for creating some of the most progressive, future-focused thinkers and leaders in the construction, property, planning, project management, and related industries.

Detailed Description

As the School embarks on an exciting phase of growth, capable and motivated academics are needed to build upon the Centre’s research agenda.  As a Post-Doctoral Fellow you will become part of a focused research team, in one of three areas:  Emergent industrial processes, Digital and spatial informatics and Comprehensive concepts of value.

 As part of one of these teams, you will be responsible for contributing to and writing grant applications, conducting funded research, publishing in high quality academic outlets, and developing strong relationships with external funding entities. You may also contribute to offering short courses aimed at industry, and will have the opportunity to develop your teaching record. 

 As the successful candidate, you will have specialised knowledge (and a promising research record) in one or more of the following areas:  Digital technologies related to construction processes; Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) in prefabricated construction; Infrastructure procurement, finance and funding; Informatics for the Built Environment; data analytics applied to the built environment and social innovation in the built environment.

You can be assured that you will be working with a supportive cohort of academics and will receive solid support from the institution to develop your research agenda.


Base Salary Range:  $85,234 to $91,491 for Associate Lecturer (Level A) and $99,924 to $114,343 for Lecturer (Level B). Level of appointment will be dependent upon your experience and current research track record.

This role attracts 17% superannuation in addition to the base salary. Employee benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

The role a is 36 months term full time appointment.

How To Apply

Prior to commencing your application for IRC98848 please review the Position Statement and the relevant selection criteria - click on the apply link to be taken to the relevant page. You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document.

Please note that only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.  Current UTS employees should apply through their UTS Employee Self Service function.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC98848.

Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to the UTS Recruitment Team at or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Closing Date: Wednesday 6th  September 2017 at 11.59pm AEST.

Applicants must have current and valid work rights in Australia.

Please note: We are only accepting on-line applications for this post, however, if you have a disability that makes it difficult for you to provide us with information in this way, please contact the Recruitment Team for assistance.

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non traditional roles), Indigenous Australians,  people with disability, those who identify as GLBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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