Research Fellow in Computer Science

Location
Canberra, Australia
Posted
18 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2019
Ref
526409
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level A-B
Salary package: $71,509 - $111,365 plus 17% superannuation
Term: Full time, Fixed term (12-24 months) Position overview

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is dedicated to contributing to The Australian National University’s reputation for excellence in research and research-led education, bringing together expertise across a range of areas to reimagine the role of engineering and computing for future generations. CECS is a diverse and vibrant community dedicated to discovery and to making knowledge matter. Our academics and students are engaged in ground-breaking, cutting-edge research, in exciting areas such as renewable energy, robotics, telecommunications, biomaterials, human-machine interaction, and artificial intelligence.

The ANU Research School of Computer Science (RSCS) is unique in Australia. It includes a creative mix of staff and students that embrace the breadth of computer science profession. It is a diverse and vibrant community dedicated to discovery and to making knowledge matter. It contains world-class academics undertaking high-quality research, training of research students and delivering coursework teaching programs.

This position is fixed term for a period of up to two years to contribute to Verification of Cyber-physical Systems. The successful candidate will work on algorithms and techniques to support scalable verification of hybrid systems. Candidates working on adjacent topics, which contribute to the broad goal of ensuring safety of hybrid systems such as synthesis of hybrid systems, are encouraged to apply as well. Interest in investigating links between formal methods and areas of artificial intelligence such as AI planning and verification of machine learning algorithms is welcome.

We welcome and develop diversity of backgrounds, experiences and ideas and encourage applications from individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, who may have taken a career break or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia.

To enquire about this position please contact Dr Sergiy Bogomolov, Research School of Computer Science,

P: +61 2 6125 8627,

E: sergiy.bogomolov@anu.edu.au

Closing date: 28 February 2018

Position description: CECS_Research Fellow_Level B_PD.pdf

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. The University actively encourages applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Furthermore, it is policy in the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science to require selection panels to seek a gender balance when compiling shortlists of candidates for interview. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

The ANU provides attractive benefits and excellent support to maintain a healthy work/life balance and offers generous remuneration benefits, including four weeks paid vacation per year, assistance with relocation expenses and 17% employer contribution to superannuation. This also includes generous parental leave, the possibility of flexible and part time working arrangements, a parental and aged care support program, dual career hire programs, ANU school holiday programs, and childcare facilities on campus. For more information, please visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/

Application information

Applicants must apply online via the ANU recruitment portal and should upload the following separate documents:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae including a full publication list and the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A 1-2 page statement outlining your approach to coursework education and student project supervision.
  • A 1-2 page statement outlining your research objectives for the next 3 years if appointed.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

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