Postdoctoral Fellow (B) - AI Lead - Women's and Children's Hospital-Medical Machine Learning (AIML)

Expiring today

Adelaide, Australia
Attractive remuneration package, including up to 17% super
25 May 2022
End of advertisement period
26 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

We are seeking a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Level B  - Medical Machine Learning to join the Australian Institute for Machine Learning, at the University of Adelaide for a fixed term contract for up to two years to become AI Lead for Women's and Children's Hospital based in AIML.

Attractive remuneration package, including up to 17% super and excellent employee benefits available.

The successful candidate will work as a medical machine learning postdoc at the Australian Institute for Machine Learning in collaboration with the Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

The Women's and Children's Hospital is a specialist facility for women's and children's health. They are the leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions in South Australia, as well as the State's largest maternity and obstetric service.

The University of Adelaide is a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight research-intensive universities and consistently ranks in the top 1% of universities worldwide. The Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) is Australia’s pre-eminent research institute in machine learning, AI and computer vision and it is also the country’s largest, with over 150 members, including academics, research staff and students.

Our world-renowned researchers have established a culture of innovation and a strong track record of publication in the top venues, particularly in the area of computer vision. We're committed to delivering fundamental and commercially oriented research that’s highly valued by our local and global communities.

This is an outstanding opportunity to advance your medical machine learning research career with a world-class institution and Hospital in a world-leading environment.

To be successful you will need:

  • Programming experience and expertise in Matlab, Python, or C++ or other relevant language.
  • Experience and demonstrable expert knowledge in one or more of the following areas: Multimodal learning and representation; Vision-and-language technology including Visual Question Answering; Probabilistic graphical modelling; Deep learning.
  • Experience collaborating with clinicians and/or medical researchers.
  • Track record of publications in top-tier Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence or Medical Imaging conferences and/or journals, commensurate with experience and opportunity.
  • A strong work ethic, with the ability to work independently, and as a member of a broader team, including industrial partners.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline and a proven track record in medical Machine Learning.

You will work in one of the world’s most talented and creative machine learning teams, with constant research–engineering collaboration. You’ll use state-of-the-art technology and you’ll be based in the heart of one of the world’s top 10 most liveable cities.

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Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers. The Faculty actively partners with innovative industries to solve problems of global significance. 

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the link below to view the position description and to apply for this opportunity.

Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document

Applications close 11:55pm, 26 June 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding the opportunities currently available at AIML, or that we could potentially create for you, please contact:

Dr Kathy Nicholson
Operations Manager
Australian Institute for Machine Learning 
T:  +61 (8)831 39258
M: +61 449 833 241

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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