Research Fellow, Data Mining, Level BRF

Mawson Lakes, Australia
12 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in the School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences located at Mawson Lakes campus
  • Full-time, ten (10) month fixed term contract up to 31 July 2019
  • Salary range: $96,813 - $114,967 per annum (plus super)

About the Job

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences is the largest information and communications technology provider in South Australia, and is regarded as one of the leading applied mathematics departments in Australia.

As the Research Fellow: Data Mining, you will contribute to the research efforts of the Advanced Computing Research Centre and the School of ITMS. You will manage research project linked to the Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre (D2D CRC) to achieve project milestones, and contribute to new ideas and approaches to support the development of new innovative technologies. Given the level, you will also assist with the supervision of honours and/or post-graduate research students on projects in areas of relevance to the D2D CRC and within your area(s) of expertise.

Skills and Experience

To be eligible for this position, you will have PhD degree in a relevant discipline along with knowledge of data mining / machine learning techniques, C/C++ or Java and SAS or R Programming. A record of peer reviewed publications commensurate with opportunity along with experience in preparation of research grant applications will be an advantage to your candidature.

To be successful in this position you will have expert project management and communication skills along with proven ability to work collaboratively in a research team with staff, students and external providers from diverse backgrounds.

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 Applicants are required to upload a comprehensive cover letter describing their suitability for the position and an updated resume only. Please address your cover letter for the role to Amruta Das, 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 #1391.

Applications close: 9:00 am Tuesday 18 September 2018

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

Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current DHS Child-Related Employment Screening assessment.

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading, and other beneficial employment conditions. Click here to see more benefits of working for UniSA.

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