We are very excited to announce that the School of Civil Engineering at The University of Queensland is looking to fill a new post in the area of Timber Engineering (Lecturer). The application closes on the 28 April 2019.
The successful appointee to this position will lead the research aimed at enhancing the fire performance of timber using treatments and modification techniques. The appointee will be in charge of leading research projects investigating the use of treatments and modification techniques towards achieving specific fire performance objectives related to ignition, charring, and self-extinction characteristics among others. This research will require developing a deep understanding of the relationship between wood physical and chemical characteristics, the type of modification techniques available and their effect on the fire performance of timber.
The person applying for this position will be highly motivated and able to demonstrate expert knowledge in one or more of the following areas: wood science, fire safety engineering, or material science. With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the successful individual will be able to evidence their ability to work collaboratively and engage with students, staff and external stakeholders.