Associate Professor (Adjunct) / Principal Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence

Location
Suzhou, China
Posted
08 Aug 2022
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639352
Contract Type
Permanent

Associate Professor (Adjunct) Monash University/ Principal Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence, Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute

Employer: Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute
Job Number: 639352
Location: Suzhou, China
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Continuing appointment
Remuneration: RMB 600,000 - 700,000 (Associate Professor Level D) 

With excellent, high-quality students, a vibrant research environment, being based in the Suzhou Industrial Park, which houses over 100 Fortune 500 companies, and in close proximity to other higher education institutions, this is a unique opportunity to engage in multi-disciplinary research collaborations and enhance your future career prospects in a teaching and research focused role.

The Department of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence strives to provide a welcoming and open culture that is inclusive of students and staff of diverse genders, sexes, sexualities, religions and cultures and people with disabilities. We welcome applications from individuals representing these diverse groups. In accordance with Monash University’s commitment to Athena Swan principles, we particularly encourage applications from women in data science and artificial intelligence. For further information, please see our website: www.monash.edu/it/edi/women-in-it.

If deep engagement with Monash Australia and its teaching & research staff, and the opportunity to collaborate with experts across the Faculty of Information Technology within a world top 100 University, is of interest to you, we look forward to receiving your application!

The Opportunity

Monash University is honoured to be the first Australian university to receive a licence to operate in China, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing economies, via the partnership at Suzhou with the Southeast University (SEU), one of China’s key national universities as well as establishment of Monash Suzhou. The SEU-Monash partnership consists of the Joint Research Institute (JRI) and the Joint Graduate School (JGS), and will produce postgraduates and researchers with ideas to change people’s lives in the region and the world for the better.

The JRI conducts multi-disciplinary research projects in areas of strategic importance to industry in Australia and China. To facilitate the collaboration, Monash established The Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute (MSSTRI) and currently has five priority research themes that address strategic issues of mutual interest, including:

  • Advanced computation in science and engineering
  • Advanced materials and manufacturing
  • Energy and environment
  • Future cities
  • Life sciences

We are seeking an individual passionate about undertaking teaching and research in machine learning and artificial intelligence, as well as multidisciplinary research through the application of IT to problems in one or more of the above five research themes.

This role will be required to contribute to the teaching effort in the JGS. Desirable teaching interests include various topics in artificial intelligence, such as machine learning and deep learning, natural language processing, computer vision, and combinatorial optimisation.

To be successful in this position you will have completed a doctoral qualification in computer science, or related discipline area together with subsequent relevant teaching and research experience, high-level technical skills and abilities, as well as a record of publications in high-quality conferences and/or journals. The successful candidate will have an international reputation, and experience in leading education and research programs.

An appropriately qualified appointee will be offered an honorary adjunct appointment as an Adjunct Associate Professor with the Faculty of Information Technology of Monash University, to be held conjointly with the appointment as Principal Research Fellow, Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute (MSSTRI) respectively.

With excellent, high-quality students, a vibrant research environment, and through the deep engagement with Monash Australia and its researchers, this is an opportunity to collaborate with experts across IT within a world top 100 University, enabling multi-disciplinary research collaborations and enhancing your future career prospects.

If this is an opportunity that piques your interest, apply today!

This role is a full-time position; however, part-time or flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Your application must address the key selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".

Enquiries

Associate Professor Yuan-Fang Li, Associate Dean (International), Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University, yuanfang.li@monash.edu

Position Description

Associate Professor (Adjunct) / Principal Research Fellow

Closing Date

Tuesday 6 September 2022, 11:55 pm AEST

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