Energy social science postdoctoral research fellow at University of Queensland

About This Opportunity

The project directly relates to a project funded under the Future Fuels Cooperative Research Centre (CRC). The Future Fuels CRC reflects the vision of Australia’s gas and pipelines sector, focusing on the pivotal role that new fuels and the existing gas infrastructure will have to play in a low carbon economy. This research role is a key part of the “Enhancing acceptance and a social licence to operate future fuel infrastructure through community engagement and deliberative processes” project.

Our Ideal Candidate 

The successful appointee must have a PhD in sociology, social psychology, science and technology studies or related scientific field, with demonstrated knowledge and skills for conducting quantitative and qualitative research as well published high quality reports and/or papers in scholarly journals.

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 at Academic Level A

The full-time base salary will be in the range $81,827.77 – $90,982.26, plus super of up to 17% and recreation leave loading of 17.5%.

You will be able to take advantage of UQ Sport Facilities, 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

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Social Sciences) – Chemical Engineering – Academic PD.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Peta Ashworth

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 addressing the key selection criteria
  • CV

Applications Close: 18 October 2019 at 11:00 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time

UQ Jobs Reference: 508486

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elmo (2019, September 24). Energy social science postdoctoral research fellow at University of Queensland. Energy Anthropology Network. Retrieved June 17, 2024, from

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