Research Fellow in Applied Data Science

Wollongong, Australia
02 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (three years)

This research centre, a valued entity of the Faculty of Engineering & Information Sciences, provides an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, flexible and multi-skilled individual to join a committed and outcomes-oriented team and assist in driving the unique and nationally significant brand of the SMART Infrastructure Facility.

SMART is currently recruiting for a Research Fellow in Applied Data Science who will be responsible for conducting research on the application of cutting edge statistical and machine learning techniques to solve problems in diverse domains, particularly in health and utilities sectors. They will also develop novel machine learning algorithms where existing methods fail to deliver expected outputs.

The position will work collaboratively across the University, especially with relevant colleagues in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, and with SMART stakeholders including government agencies, businesses and research organisations.

You will be prompted to respond to a selection criteria questionnaire as part of the application process.

For further information about this position, please contact Ms Tania Brown on + 61 2 4298 1431.

The University of Wollongong is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and inclusion, and believe gender equality is fundamental to achieving our goal of being in the top 1%. The University seeks to increase the representation of women in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) to address gender imbalance. As a recognised leader in gender equality, we offer professional development programs and promote a healthy work life balance.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 30/10/2019, 8:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level B: $99,019 - $114,353 + 17% superannuation
HR Contact: Ugo De Gori
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