Postdoctoral Research Associate in FPGA-based Machine Learning

Sydney, Australia
Base Salary $95,047 - $105,305 + 17% superannuation
05 May 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time for 12 months
  • Opportunity to advance research in radio frequency machine learning
  • Base Salary $95,047 - $105,305 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate to contribute to an exciting project focused on the challenge of applying machine learning techniques to radio frequency applications. The project aims to apply real-time clustering techniques to radio frequency fingerprinting. The successful candidate will have significant experience in machine learning, signal processing, FPGA design and an outstanding track record in conducting machine learning research.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • deliver outcomes in a research project and ensure that milestones are met
  • work with colleagues and postgraduates within the project
  • prepare materials for publications in journals and conferences

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 in FPGA-based Machine Learning who has:

  • a PhD in signal processing or machine learning (exceptional candidates who are near completion are also invited to apply)
  • experience in the development of machine learning models using Python
  • experience in embedded systems and preferably FPGA design
  • expertise in several of the following technical areas: radio frequency fingerprinting, clustering, physical layer wireless communication.

To apply for this role, please address the following questions in a cover letter that you attach to your application:

  1. What is your experience in developing machine learning models?
  2. What is your experience in embedded systems?
  3. What is your experience in radio frequency fingerprinting, clustering or physical layer wireless communications?
  4. What is your programming experience?

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Due to the nature of this research project, only current citizens of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States are eligible to apply.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

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Sunday 05 June 2022 11:59 PM

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