Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Research Technology
University of Queensland, School of Languages and Cultures

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Research Technology


Apply now

Job no:504106

Area:Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Salary (FTE):Academic Research Level A1 ($64,533.50 - $87,535.13)

Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term

Location: St Lucia



The School of Languages and Cultures is one of the largest Schools of language instruction in Australia with over 45 academic staff.


The School teaches Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish, as well as Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, to students in the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of International Studies, the university-wide concurrent Diploma in Languages, the Diploma of Arts, and dual degree programs.


At postgraduate level the School offers two NAATI-accredited Masters programs in Translation and Interpreting (one in Japanese and one in Chinese) and a large Masters program in Applied Linguistics. Staff research and supervise PhD students in a diverse range of fields relating to languages and cultures.


The role

The primary role of the successful applicant is to provide guidance and assistance to School staff engaged in digital humanities research, and to lead in the development of technologies to support the research programs of staff more broadly in the School, as well as carry out a program of independent research activity as proposed in the application.


The person

Applicants should possess a PhD focused on the use of technology in linguistic or cultural research.  You should also have experience in the use of digital-humanities-related tools with a demonstrated understanding of open source and proprietary research software packages.  A collaborative approach to research, excellent analytic skills, very good writing abilities and the ability to consult with researchers from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds is essential.


The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  


Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.



This is a full-time fixed term appointment at Research Academic level A.  The remuneration package will be in the range $81,546 - $87,535 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $95,409 - $102,416 p.a.)


Position Description

Download File PD_Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Research Technology.pdf



For further information regarding this role please contact Professor Michael Haugh at


To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. Applicants are not required to address each element of the selection criteria, but should provide sufficient information, including a curriculum vitae, in their application to enable an informed assessment of their suitability for the roles.


For information on completing the application process click here.


Advertised: 15 Mar 2018 

Applications close: 14 Apr 2018 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

If you apply for this position please say you saw it on Educaloxy


All Jobs


Harvard University Academic Positions

Kuwait University Current Faculty Openings

Osaka University Academic Opportunities

Purdue University Job Postings for Faculty Positions

Texas Tech University Faculty Openings

Tsinghua University Job Postings

University of Cambridge Job Openings

University of Geneva Faculty Opportunities

University of Hamburg Academic Positions

University of New South Wales Job Openings

University of Nottingham Research Positions

University of Oslo Academic Jobs

University of Saskatchewan Faculty Positions

University of Southampton Research Vacancies

University of Tokyo Current Academic Vacancies

University of Toronto Open Faculty Positions