Postdoctoral Research Associate in Deep Learning

Sydney, Australia
28 May 2020
End of advertisement period
28 Jun 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Opportunity exists for a research field in artificial intelligence
  • Located on the Darlington Campus at the School of Electrical and Information Engineering
  • Full-time Level A, 18 months fixed term with a base salary of $91K - $94K p.a., plus leave loading and a generous employer’s contribution to superannuation

About the opportunity 

Reporting to Chair in Computer Engineering, Professor Dong Xu, the Postdoctoral Research Associate will contribute to the research effort of the School of School of Electrical and Information Engineering and develop research expertise relevant to the field of artificial intelligence research.

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 a Postdoctoral Research Associate who has:

  • completed (or near completion) a PhD in the relevant field of Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, Image processing or Machine Learning
  • demonstrated skills/knowledge/experience in artificial intelligence research
  • a proven track record through literature review, qualitative and quantitative research and laboratory methods
  • demonstrated contribution to publications in top tier conferences and journals (e.g., IEEE T-PAMI, IEEE T-TIP, CVPR, ICCV and ECCV)

About us

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. The school has achieved major research outcomes 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 summary 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 743/0520F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30 pm, Sunday 28 June 2020 (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.

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