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Lecturer, Architecture

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
$108,509 – $128,404 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
14 May 2024

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  • Join the Architecture team at UWA to contribute to an innovative forward-thinking program delivering high quality education and internationally renowned research.
  • Level B, teaching intensive part-time appointment (0.5 FTE) on a fixed term basis for 12 months (with the possibility of ongoing appointments)
  • Base salary range: $108,509 – $128,404 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

The Discipline of Architecture in the School of Design offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses as well as research-based doctoral degrees. Academics in the discipline deliver high quality teaching and conduct high quality research.

About the opportunity

We are looking for individuals who will enthusiastically support the strategic ambitions of the Architecture discipline to drive a future-focused and outward looking agenda, grounded in our unique positioning on the Indian Ocean Rim in the world’s most populous region and in an environment of extraordinary biodiversity. As the appointee, you will be under the supervision of the Dean/Head of School, and be expected to contribute to teaching and service within the School, University, and wider community.

About you 

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to expand our community of teaching academics in areas delivering core knowledge and skills and fundamental to professional accreditation.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate:

  • Professional qualification in Architecture (Master of Architecture or equivalent)
  • Registration or eligible to be registered as an architect in Western Australia with current practice experience (desirable)
  • Demonstrated interest in design development and construction documentation stages of architecture, with ability to translate into curriculum and teaching initiatives
  • Demonstrated interest in thermal analysis and whole of life carbon analysis, with ability to translate into curriculum and teaching initiatives
  • Demonstrated personal commitment to, and achievement in, high quality teaching and communication of that achievement to others
  • Demonstrated willingness to be involved in academic and professional activities and in school policy development and administrative matters
  • Willingness to work within the legislative requirements of the University and support the University’s commitment to equity
  • Willingness to generate teaching materials for practice-based units including handouts, checklists, reference guides, and like quality assurance practice-based manuals

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:  Lecturer 517247.pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria

You may also submit an additional statement (1 page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application. Applicants who have experienced periods of academic/professional interruption or other relevant events can include a description of achievements relative to opportunity in this statement.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Tuesday, 14 May 2024

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact the Head of School Kate Hislop on (08) 6488 7813 or at

This position is open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity. 

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.

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