Postdoctoral Researcher in Wireless Communications and IoT

Sydney, Australia
02 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Two Research Opportunities in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering
  • Full-time for 2 years, Located at Camperdown Campus
  • Base Salary: $74,962 p.a -$101,018 p.a plus leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation.  

About the opportunity 

The School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney is seeking to appoint two Postdoctoral Research Associates to join the Centre for IoT and Telecommunications. In this role you will be involved in the research and development of wireless communication systems and internet of things applications in industrial automation.

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 up to two Postdoctoral Research Associates with:

  • a PhD or close to completion in a relevant field
  • strong research experience in wireless communication systems, ultra-reliable low latency communications and IoT
  • a proven ability to independently conduct world-class research

The positions are available for two years, subject to satisfactory annual progress

About us

The School maintains a strong tradition of research-led teaching matched by a commitment to excellence in innovation.  The School’s research tradition is built upon strong disciplines supported by cross-disciplinary initiatives, and commitments to rigour and depth in research and research training.

The School of Electrical and Information Engineering has a reputation for the quality of its graduates, innovation in its undergraduate curriculum and for the strength of its research and postgraduate teaching programs. Major research outcomes have been achieved in the fields of software, bio-electronics, computer engineering, photonics, power and telecommunication engineering.

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 position description 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 1779/0819F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Wednesday 02 October 2019 (Sydney Time)

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.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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