Postdoctoral Research Associate in Computer Science

Sydney, Australia
23 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
26 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Opportunities to work with internationally recognised researchers in Computer Science
  • Located on the Darlington/Camperdown Campus, at the School of Computer Science
  • Full-time, 1-2 years fixed-term positions, Level A, Base Salary: $74,962 p.a. - $94,629 p.a. plus annual leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation

About the opportunity 

The school is embarking on a program to support and promote high quality research. Eight multiple postdoctoral research associate positions will be recruited. Priorities areas are aligned with the school major research strengths such as data science, machine learning, distributing computing, and algorithms. Other key areas of computer science are also welcome.

Successful applicants are expected to work in close collaboration with research groups in the School. In this role you will be asked to undertake a wide spectrum of research issues in the context of your field.  

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 multiple Postdoctoral Research Associates who have:

  • completed, or is near completion of a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related area
  • evidence of research capability by research publications in top tier venues of their field

The appointees will contribute to academic scholarship, research excellence and community service at the University of Sydney.

Candidates should submit a CV, a research statement outlining the proposed research, the names and email addresses of three references.

About us

The School maintains a strong tradition of research-led teaching matched by a commitment to achieving highest level of excellence in research and innovation. It encourages cross-disciplinary initiatives and provides one of the world’s best research training programs.

To learn more about the School of Computer Science click here

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 123/0120F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Wednesday 26 February 2020 (Sydney time)

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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