Research Associate in Built Environment
University of New South Wales

Research Associate in Built Environment

Job no: 499624

Work type: Fixed term / Part time

Location: Sydney, NSW

Categories: Post doctoral research fellow

  • Join One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities
  • A strong commitment to staff development and learning
  • A strong commitment to work-life and family balance

The Opportunity

Join UNSW Built Environment ( one of the largest built environment faculties in Australia) and have an impact on research and education relevant to the design, delivery and management of the 21st century city and the elements.

As a Research Associate, you will work closely with the Inaugural Judith Neilson Chair in Architecture, Professor David Sanderson, to develop research, build partnerships and produce publications in Australia and abroad concerning disaster risk reduction, disaster recovery, urban vulnerability, humanitarian action and resilience.

This job would suit an ambitious individual looking to establish or consolidate their academic career in one or more of the above areas.

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  • Salary: $95,449 - $102, 091 + 9.5% superannuation & Annual Leave loading ( Pro-rata) 
  • 12 Month fixed term contract, with the possibility to extend 
  • Part-time- 21hr/per week 
  • Location: Kensington Campus – Sydney, Australia


Specific responsibilities for this role include:

  • Identify, develop, win and undertake research relating to urban vulnerability, post-disaster recovery, disaster risk reduction and/or resilience
  • Author/co-author high quality publishable research, papers and publications
  • Develop projects and relationships with academic and non-academic partners, such as NGOs, working across disciplines
  • Develop and undertake teaching where required and limited academic supervision
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others

Additional details about the specific responsibilities for this role can be found in the position description.


Within your application, you should address the selection criteria which are listed within the position description. If you are unable to view the position description please go direct to UNSW website

  • Pre-employment checks required for this position. 

Please apply online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below. 


Steve Lalic


Applications close: 11:50pm, Thursday, 16th July 2020 (AEST)

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

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Position Description

Advertised: 11 Jun 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: 16 Jul 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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