Research Fellow, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Location
Canberra, Australia
Salary
$103,841 - $117,736 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Posted
01 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2022
Ref
545493
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Classification: Academic Level B 
Salary: $103,841 - $117,736 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Term: 2 x Full time, Fixed term (up to 3 years) 
Position Description: PD_SoEN_Level B_Research Fellow MAY 22 (1) (2).pdf

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, and short-listing decisions are made on an on-going basis until the positions are filled.

College overview

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is dedicated to contributing to The Australian National University’s reputation for excellence in research and research-led education, bringing together expertise across a range of areas to reimagine the role of engineering and computing for future generations.

CECS is a diverse and exceptional community of students, educators, scholars and researchers who embrace the breadth of the computing and engineering professions. We want our people to engage in ground-breaking, cutting-edge research to solve “wicked problems” of the 21st century in collaboration with the best minds in the world from across a broad range of disciplines.

Through modern, unique programs, we encourage our students to build a diverse, multidisciplinary skill set that will prepare our graduates to successfully make their future mark in the world. At its core, we will equip our people to ask the right kind of questions from a people-centric, technological and scientific perspective.

Our focus on excellence is more than an aspiration; it is embedded in our performance expectations for Academic staff within the College, through our Academic Performance Standards. These standards are an integral component of our vision to reimagine Engineering and Computer Science research and education, and to continue to propel us on our trajectory of becoming a world-class institution in this space.

School of Engineering

The School of Engineering is a creative mix of staff and students that embrace the breadth of engineering professions from materials and manufacturing, to robotics, telecommunications and systems, and control of massively complex networks.

All Academic staff within the College are expected to undertake work in all three areas of academic activity; Research, Education and Service (including Outreach). The allocation of time to each area will be discussed with the position supervisor annually and be reflective of the conditions of the funding, the appointees research agenda, school and interdisciplinary teaching requirements and leadership opportunities within the school environment.  The Research Fellow may also be required to supervise or mentor junior staff, and undertake leadership roles as applicable. The school staff member will contribute cooperatively to the overall intellectual life of the School, College and University.

The purpose here aims at attracting those who share the minds and the requirements to apply for the opportunities.

Position overview 

The Research Fellow will be a member of School of Engineering, accountable to Professor Junichiro Kawaguchi and the School Director. The occupant of this position will be expected to work collegially, leading to develop and maintain effective, productive and beneficial workplace relationships among the academic and professional school and college staffs, students and honorary appointees, as well as industry stakeholders. The occupant of this position will also have a mentoring role for students, and will engage in collegial and productive collaborations with local, national and, where possible, international colleagues.

To enquire about these positions, please contact Junichiro Kawaguchi: E: junichiro.kawaguchi@anu.edu.au.

We welcome and develop diversity of backgrounds, experiences and ideas and encourage applications from individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, who may have taken a career break or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia.

Application information

Applicants must apply online via the ANU recruitment portal and should upload the following separate documents:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and 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. 
  • A max 1-2-page statement addressing the satisfaction of the selection criteria.

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

Please note: The successful candidate will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process. An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results.

The ANU does not specify when the employment commences but will discuss it with appointed persons.

Closing Date: 31 October 2022

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