Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Fellow, Research group of Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing

Canberra, Australia
05 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level A/B
Salary package: $73,309 to $113,165 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Continuing (Contingent Funded)

  • Engage in application driven fundamental research problems in spatial audio and acoustics.
  • Potential to interact and collaborate with leading industry and/or government collaborator locally and internationally.
  • Opportunity to join a world leading audio & acoustic signal processing research team whilst enjoying your passion for innovation.

Position overview

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is one of the premier engineering and computer science research institutions in the world. It comprises of the Research School of Computer Science and the Research School of Engineering, both recognised as research leaders in their respective areas continuing the tradition of excellence in research and research-led education. CECS collaborates on research projects with government departments (federal and state) and multinational corporations, helping to accelerate research and development programs and to introduce new technologies to the marketplace. CECS offers a wide range of coursework programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and also supervises students for higher degrees by research. We offer undergraduate degrees in engineering, information technology and computer science along with masters and doctoral postgraduate programs.

The Audio & Acoustic Signal Processing research group within the Research School of Electrical Energy & Materials Engineering is seeking a Research Fellow to participate in an externally funded Research Project on “Advanced audio noise characterisation and filtration for Automated Speech Recognition”. The primary focus of the position will be to design, development and evaluation of novel acoustic signal processing algorithms to solve application oriented problems.

The successful candidate will have completed, or nearly completed a PhD in Engineering or related area with a focus on spatial audio and acoustic signal processing with a basic understanding of machine learning techniques. She/he will work closely with Dr Prasanga Samarasinghe and Professor Thushara Abhayapala, and will also have opportunities to participate in PhD student supervision and teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Signal Processing related areas.

Funding is currently available to support this appointment for an initial 18 month period.

Appointment to this position will be subject to the applicant passing a security screening check and will require the successful applicant to comply with security arrangements.

For further information please contact Prof. Thushara Abhayapala, E: or Dr. Prasanga Samarasinghe, E:

Closing date: 16 February 2020

Position description: Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Fellow.pdf

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes 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.
  • Other documents, if required.

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

Similar jobs

Similar jobs