Multiple Academic Opportunities in Architectural Design, Design or Urban Design

Job Description


Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor in Architectural Design, Design or Urban Design

The University of Queensland’s School of Architecture is a regional leader in architectural teaching, engagement and research with a focus on the transdisciplinary, global future of architecture, urbanism and design. The School is part of UQ’s faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology (EAIT) and offers four coursework programs:

•Bachelor of Design

•Bachelor of Architectural Design

•Master of Architecture

•Master of Urban Development and Design

These programs draw on diverse expertise from across UQ to prepare graduates for dynamic careers in the built environment. The School actively engages with a diverse cross-section of industry partners and diverse communities and is focused on ensuring its students and researchers have the skills to address the urgent intellectual and practical questions facing cities, communities and environments, in the local and international context.

Our people are our greatest asset. We offer collaborative, inclusive work and study places, which are enriched by the significant diversity of our staff, students and community. We genuinely believe that creativity and innovation flourishes in an environment where people feel supported, valued and empowered. Mutual respect, inclusivity and accountability are at the cornerstone of UQ’s culture.

The School is committed to supporting the career growth of women researchers and have a number of initiatives to support women in developing and achieving a fulfilling research career at the School.

For more information about the School, please visit:

About This Opportunity

The School of Architecture have entered an exciting phase of change that has resulted in a strong focus and vision for a multi-disciplinary School of architecture, design and urbanism.

Amazing opportunities are now available to fill multiple academic positions at different levels within various disciplines within Design and Urbanism.

To be successfully appointed to the various roles available in Design and Urbanism, candidates will be required, as per the criteria in the position descriptions supplied, to demonstrate the required levels of knowledge and experience in teaching, research, and service and engagement.

All positions will be located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

We are seeking candidates with a completed PhD in design, architecture, urban design, engineering. planning or other related discipline with established profiles in teaching and research in architecture, design and/or urbanism, and an internationally developing profile coupled with an established record of publications in reputed refereed journals, and presenting at relevant internal and external events relevant to the role.

You should have demonstrated experience in the development and delivery of interdisciplinary design labs, foundational studies, communication and/or built environment courses that cover across the School’s four coursework programs.

Applicants should have the ability to work independently and as part of a team, effectively teaching as required, conduct research and present findings, publish in high-quality outlets and prepare effective reports that document research findings for both internal and external audiences as well as supervise Honours and HDR students as required.

Visa sponsorship is available for this appointment.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

What We Can Offer

These positions are full-time, continuing appointments at Academic level B, C, D or E. The full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range of:

•Academic Level B: AUD$99,542 – $118,206

•Academic Level C: AUD $121,939 – $140,603

•Academic Level D: AUD $146,824 – $161,756

•Academic Level E: AUD $189,130

All remuneration will include superannuation of up to 17%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland’s Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.


To discuss these roles please contact Professor Cameron Bruhn at

For application queries, please contact stating the job number in the subject line.

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, go to and use the Apply button.

All applicants must supply the following documents:

•Cover letter


•Responses to the Selection Criteria

To satisfy prerequisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQ Careers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

Applications close: 6 September 2021

Job No: 514522