Grant-Funded Researcher A, Evolutionary Computation

Adelaide, Australia
03 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

(Level A) $86,587 - $92,796 per annum and employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

Fixed term position for one year, commencing no later than September 2019

A postdoctoral research position in the area of Evolutionary Computation within the Optimisation and Logistics group

This role is available for one year in the first instance, however, there is a possibility of extension, depending on funding and performance.

To be successful you will need:

  • PhD in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • Strong background in evolutionary computation, especially in the area of diversity optimization and problems with dynamic constraints.
  • Strong background in evolutionary computation for algorithm selection.
  • Strong programming skills and excellent skills developing software packages for optimisation problems.
  • Ability to work efficiently and collaboratively within a team.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity, We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits.

These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning - and high-level mathematics. Many of its academic staff are work leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Application close 11:55pm, 30 April 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Professor Frank Neumann
School of Computer Science

P: +61 (08) 8313 4477

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.