Postdoctoral Research Fellow

St Lucia, Australia
$79,170.68 - $84,985.56
07 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The School of Civil Engineering has a long and proud record of academic achievement and involvement with the profession and industry. It is among the leaders in civil engineering education and research in Australia and is renowned for teaching and research in water, environmental, geotechnical, structural and transportation engineering.

The role

The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will be actively involved with the Advanced Composite Research Group led by Dr Dilum Fernando. The primary purpose of the position will be to contribute to ongoing experimental and numerical investigations of novel hybrid composite structural elements. The Research Fellow will also be expected to engage in research higher degree student supervision and assisting in teaching related to composite structures.

The person

Applicants should possess PhD qualifications in Civil/Structural Engineering/Engineering Science. You should also have a strong desire to develop a successful and highly-productive research career, good general research skills, a strong methodological background, excellent statistical and analytic skills, very good writing abilities, and the capacity to work with multidisciplinary research teams.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:  

Applications are also encouraged from women.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at Academic level A. The remuneration package will be in the range 79,170.68 - $84,985.56 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $92,628 - $99,432 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Dr Dilum Fernando on

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