Research Associate, School of Engineering, Level ARAS

Mawson Lakes, Australia
Nov 01, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 24, 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in the School of Engineering located at Mawson Lakes campus
  • Full-time, fixed term contract ending 31 August 2021
  • Salary range: $87,280 - $93,569 per annum (plus super)

About the Job

The Research Associate will undertake research as part of the University’s collaborative research project (Multi-Spectral Fusion with Bio-amodal Perception for Robust Target Classification) with the Defence Science and Technology Group. In this position you will design and perform a range of experiments, including appropriate controls, to achieve planned research outcomes and contribute to refereed journal publications and project reports arising from the research.

Skills and Experience

To be successful, you will hold a post graduate qualification in artificial intelligence, computer vision, or visual processing and research experience in Defence Science or the discipline of visual pattern recognition and perception. You will have the ability to judge priorities and undertake innovative and productive research in collaboration with other academic researchers.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on Offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your Application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. Please address your cover letter for the role to Sarah Doyle, Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, you can contact the UniSA Recruitment Central Team on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #2085.

Applications close: 11:30 pm Sunday 24 November 2019

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

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