Scholarship(s) / Position(s) Vacant

PhD Scholarship(s)

UNSW Sydney (UNSW) offers the following prestigious scholarships to candidates of exceptional research potential to undertake a higher degree by research at UNSW. Scholarship applicants will be automatically considered for all of the scholarships available for their specific residency, to undertake either a Doctor of Philosophy or a Research Masters degree, as appropriate.

Applicants must also meet the conditions and application requirements for admission, which can be found at in this link 

Scholarship applications are ranked competitively and awards are made on the basis of academic merit, research experience and research potential. The guideline can be found  in this lin

Applicants should check the relevant deadlines prior to applying, by reviewing the key dates.


There are currently PhD scholarships available. 


Position(s) Vacant

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Advertised: 05 Jun 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 05 Jul 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time

Job no: 493897

Work type: Fixed term / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Tutor / Associate Lecturer

  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

    At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

    The Faculty of Engineering at UNSW is a national and international leader in engineering research and education and is the University’s premier research Faculty. It is the largest Engineering Faculty in Australia, graduating the largest number of engineers and with the largest research expenditure. Through excellence in fundamental and applied research the Faculty aims to be placed in the top 20 internationally by 2025

    About the role

  • A$73,597 - $98,127 plus 9.5% Superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Fixed term contract (12 month)
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

    The Research Centre of Integrated Transport Innovation (rCITI) which is part of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, represents a strategic effort with research, government and industry partners that unites and substantially augments the wide range of interdisciplinary research across campus. The Research Associate will contribute to initiating and undertaking behavioural agent-based modelling related research for the city of Sydney.

    To be successful in this role you will:

  • PhD in Civil Engineering with at least one year of experience as a postdoctoral research associate or similar. Background in transport engineering, computer science and urban planning will also be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience in one of the known activity-based models and working on large-scale multidisciplinary projects.
  • Demonstrated programming experience
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated track record of publications and conference presentations relative to opportunity.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships.

    Please systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


    Jessica Qu

    Talent Acquisition Consultant


    T: (61 2) 9385 2397

Position Description

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