Research Fellow in Emerging Mobility

University of Queensland School of Civil Engineering


Postdoctoral Research Fellow//Research Fellow in Emerging Mobility

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Area:Faculty Of Engineering, Architecture & Info Tech
Salary (FTE):Advertised at multiple classifications
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia

School of Civil Engineering

The School of Civil Engineering is one of the largest schools of its kind in Australia.  Located in the state-of-the-art, $135 million Advanced Engineering Building, the School passionately delivers world-leading teaching, research, and service. We aspire to be the civil engineering school of choice for students, staff, industry, and the wider community in the fields of water, environmental, geotechnical, structural and transportation engineering.

Our goal is to foster graduates with the technical and professional skills required to lead the civil engineering profession and we aim to re-engineer civil and environmental research to make communities work better.

For more information about the School, please visit:

About This Opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists for a motivated Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Fellow with an interest in emerging mobility, carrying out research and providing project support for The University of Queensland’s Mobility-as-a-Service (Maas) trial, as part of an iMOVE CRC project. 

This position is located at our picturesque St Lucia campus, renowned as one of Australia’s most attractive university campuses, and located just 7km from Brisbane’s city centre. Bounded by the Brisbane River on three sides, and with outstanding public transport connections, our 114-hectare site provides a perfect work environment – you can enjoy the best of both worlds: a vibrant campus with the tradition of an established university.

Our Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this position you will possess a PhD in the area of transport engineering, computer science, data science, mathematics, statistics, or a related field combined with demonstrated expert knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

  • data-driven transport planning,
  • public transport planning,
  • emerging mobility/transport technologies, or
  • data analytics

You will require experience estimating and analysing statistical models, working with industry and/or government partners, and a strong publication record in high-quality refereed international journals and conferences.

Applicants should also be interested in developing their own research program in the field of emerging mobility, including MaaS, AVs, e-mobility, etc.

You must have ongoing unrestricted work rights in Australia to apply for this opportunity.

We value diversity and inclusion, and actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Our Diversity and Inclusion webpage contains further information if you require additional support. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to

What We Can Offer

This is a full-time, fixed term position for 2 years at Academic level A or B, commensurate on experience.

The full-time equivalent base salary for Academic level A will be in the range $88,411 - $94,637, plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be in the range $99,801 - $110,726

The full-time equivalent base salary for Academic level B will be $99,542 plus super of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be $116,465.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, recreation leave loading, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare, discounted private health insurance, cheap parking, development programs, and many other benefits.

For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021.

Position Description

Download File 512371 Postdoctoral Research Fellow PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Mark Hickman at

Want to Apply?

To submit an application for this role, use the APPLY NOW button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Responses to the Selection Criteria listed in the Position Description

To satisfy pre-requisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply via the UQCareers portal by the job closing deadline. Applications received via other channels including direct email will not be accepted.

Advertised: 23 Dec 2020

Applications close: 19 Jan 2021 (11:00 PM) E. Australia Standard Time

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