Postdoctoral Research Associate in Big Complex Data Visual Analytics

Sydney, Australia
Friday, 8 November 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 8 December 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Opportunity to research one of the biggest IT challenges
  • Located at Darlington Campus in the School of Computer Science
  • Full-Time, 12 Months Fixed Term (with a possible extension), Academic Level A: Base Salary: $94,629 p.a. - $101,018 p.a. plus a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation.

About the opportunity

The Information Visualisation Research lab, School of Computer Science, The University of Sydney is seeking A Postdoctoral Research Associate to join its highly collaborative team.

In this role you will be asked to undertake a wide spectrum of research issues in the context of visual analytics of big complex data. The focus of the research includes issues related to visualisation, cloud computing and data mining.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate who:

  • has a PhD degree (or near completion) in the area of Computer Science
  • can demonstrate evidence of research capability — e.g. research publications.

About us

Our strong tradition of research-led teaching is matched by a commitment to excellence in innovation, making us a national leader in computer science.

The majority of our undergraduate and postgraduate courses are accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS), teaching fundamental principles and practical skills in computing, and establishing the foundations for an entire career.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.   

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number Ref: 2429/1119F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Sunday 8 December 2019

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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