Research Fellow in Sociology

Brisbane, Australia
04 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Aug 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences is a vibrant, multidisciplinary School with extensive teaching and research programs covering the fields of Geology, Geography, Environmental Management, Occupational Health and Safety Sciences and Planning.

The role

The successful appointee will engage as a Research Fellow within the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences to work as part of a team across a series of projects housed in the Queensland Centre for Population Research (QCPR). This role will require you to work in collaboration with colleagues across the Transport and Population Research Network and seek out and develop new initiatives for the Centre.

The person

Applicants must possess a PhD in demography, population geography or a closely related discipline. You should also have a strong knowledge of the methods, theories and models used in the collection and analysis of demographic data. Experience in managing complex research projects is essential and past experience working collaboratively with government agencies is highly desirable. Candidates must also display strong communication and inter-personal skills.

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 for 4 years at Academic level B. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,142.74 - $109,419.20 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $107,807.00 - $128,020.46 p.a.).

Position Description

Download File Research Fellow.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Dr Elin Charles-Edwards at +61 7 3365 6515 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

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