Associate Professor A or B – Architecture

Gold Coast, Australia
$154,924.38 - $169,558.64
30 Aug 2023
End of advertisement period
28 Sep 2023
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the position

As Australia’s first private non-profit university, Bond University seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow’s professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience.

  • An exceptional faculty with distinguished credentials and a passion for teaching and mentoring students
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment that values diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • A strong commitment to community involvement and social responsibility

Associate Professor A or B – Architecture 
Faculty of Society and Design 
Full-time fixed-term appointment for 3 years 

Position Reference No: 100740550

Join Australia’s number one University for student experience*, and enjoy staff benefits including:

  • Free car parking
  • Salary packaging options for FBT and Non-FBT items# Staff Wellbeing Program
  • Study Assistance for Staff and Dependents
  • Up to 18 weeks of parental leave#
  • Corporate discounts with financial institutions and health providers
  • Onsite Medical Centre 
  • Onsite Sports Centre, including pool#

About the Position:  

As a member of academic staff within the Abedian School of Architecture, this position will contribute to teaching, research and service in the School, Faculty of Society & Design, and wider University at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, with particular emphasis on design and its relationship to history and theory of architecture. 

The role requires a deep contextual understanding of architectural design and its theoretical positioning within contemporary social, cultural, and design contexts, including but not limited to the study of tectonics, material practice, craft, emerging technologies, architecture in the Asia-pacific region, decolonisation, sustainability, ethics and gender. An understanding of the architectural practice environment will be beneficial. 

About the person

The successful applicant will, ideally, be an experienced researcher and educator who can demonstrate a track record of quality research publications (including NTROs) and impactful teaching and learning with excellent student satisfaction. The person will possess an accredited professional or terminal degree in Architecture and have at least three years’ teaching experience in an accredited architecture program. They will have an architecturally relevant PhD or near the final process of completing a PhD. Professional experience with significant recognition nationally or internationally is also highly valued.

The architectural education at the Abedian School of Architecture is practice-based, with a dynamic studio environment where the quality of the student’s educational experience is paramount. A successful applicant should demonstrate a distinct or emerging design pedagogy, including strategies and approaches through teaching activities. 

The applicant will actively participate in the School’s vibrant design studio culture, discourse and experimentation through pedagogical and research-focused initiatives. They will be a collaborative member of the Faculty’s teaching and research community and play an instrumental role in the development of a leading research culture at PhD level in the School. The applicant should demonstrate service contributions at the institutional, professional and/or community levels. 

Salary details

Associate Professor A remuneration commences at $169,558.64 (full-time equivalent) plus 11% superannuation per annum, commensurate with skills, qualifications, and experience.

Associate Professor B remuneration commences at $154,924.38 (full-time equivalent) plus 11% superannuation per annum, commensurate with skills, qualifications, and experience.

Additional information

Position related enquiries can be directed to the Head of School – Architecture, Professor Paul Loh

+61 7 5595 2550 or Executive Dean, Professor Derek Carson

+617 5595 2501.

Application and submission details

For further details regarding this appointment, please reference the Position Description and Selection Criteria.

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Position Description: 
Associate Professor A
Associate Professor B

Selection Criteria: 
Associate Professor – Architecture

Applications close 5.00pm, Thursday 28th September 2023

Short-listed applicants without work rights will need to demonstrate they can meet the requirements for obtaining a valid Australian work visa.

Please note, the successful applicant will be required to produce a certified copy of their highest qualification received prior to commencement of duty.

Conditions of employment for this position are offered under a Bond Employment Contract (BEC).

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage our students and staff to respect individuality and diversity. In line with Bond University’s values, people from diverse backgrounds, women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, and people with a disability are encouraged to apply for positions at the University.

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