Postdoctoral Research Associate in Internet of Things

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
29 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Engineering & Technology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Electrical and Information Engineering
Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology
Reference no. 570/0317

  • Join an organisation that encourages progressive thinking
  • Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience on the Internet of Things
  • Full-time, 2 year fixed term contract, remuneration package: $106K - $114K p.a. (which includes salary, leave loading and up to 17% superannuation)

About the opportunity
The School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney is seeking to appoint two Postdoctoral Research Associates to work on the design of wireless networks for Internet of Things. The School undertakes cutting-edge research across a wide range of engineering and information technology sub-disciplines, with focus on future energy networks, wireless engineering, computer, software and photonics engineering.

The positions are initially available for two years, subject to satisfactory performance and the availability of additional funding, with a possible one year extension. Membership of a University approved superannuation scheme is a condition of employment for new appointees. 

About you
The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate who possesses demonstrated research experience and a publication record in at least two of the following areas:

  • wireless communications
  • cognitive radio
  • dynamic spectrum access
  • massive MIMO
  • heterogeneous networks
  • machine learning
  • big data analytics
  • information theory

A PhD or nearly completing in a relevant area is also required as is the ability to work in a complex and challenging environment.

About us
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 9 campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 47,000 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.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack 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 to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm 23 April 2017 (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.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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