Associate Lecturer / Lecturer in Audio and Acoustics

University of Sydney



About the Opportunity 

The University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning is seeking to appoint an Associate Lecturer / Lecturer in Audio and Acoustics. We expect the appointee to develop a strong research program in acoustics as it relates to the built environment, and to take responsibility for unit of study coordination, lecturing, and tutorial classes in the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate programs. You will have a demonstrated ability to (i) undertake cutting-edge research and (ii) teach at undergraduate and/or post-graduate levels.

Applicants will have an emerging record of research, demonstrated by peer reviewed research outcomes and research funding, either independently or as part of a team, as appropriate for the level of appointment sought. They will also have the capacity to provide high-level service to, and collaboration with, industry most relevant to their area/s of expertise. They will already have gained experience in higher education including teaching and learning, have a strong interest for research-led teaching, and the capacity to attract and supervise outstanding postgraduate research students and professional research staff.

Your role in this position will be to:

  • Teach in the Audio and Acoustics units of the Master of Architectural Science, as well as the Bachelor of Architecture and Environments. Teaching responsibilities will include the coordination and delivery in whole or part of selected core and elective units of study;
  • Supervise high-quality PhD candidates;
  • Build research collaborations within the School, the university and beyond, publish in high quality international outlets, and apply for research funding to develop your research area.

About You

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. 

It is expected that applicants will have a promising track record and/or a well-defined research agenda in two or more of the following fields:

  • Architectural acoustics as applied to indoor and/or outdoor spaces
  • Spatial audio
  • Environmental acoustics
  • Psychological acoustics
  • Audio (digital) systems in architecture and/or interaction design

Intending applicants are welcome to seek further information about the position from Dr Densil Cabrera .

For recruitment-related enquiries, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Michelle Carlon Recruitment Partner, on +61 2 8627 0646 or .

Please refer to the candidate information pack for further details.

Job Reference No. 1313/0719C

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