Research Associate - Engineering and Information Technology

Location
Canberra, Australia
Salary
$71,437-$95,248
Posted
31 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Apr 2017
Ref
57935
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including:

    •      One of Australia‚Äôs leading research and teaching universities
    •      Australian bush land setting with FREE parking
    •      FREE Onsite GYM and Indoor Sports Centre
    •      Strong commitment to staff development and learning
    •      Strong commitment to work life and family balance
    •      Generous superannuation and salary packaging opportunities
     

     

    At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work

UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including: Australian bush land setting with FREE parking, FREE Onsite GYM and Indoor Sports Centre, Strong commitment to staff development and learning, Strong commitment to work life and family balance, and Generous superannuation and salary packaging opportunities

About the role

  •  $71,437-$95,248  plus Superannuation
  • Fixed Term 1 Year (Extendable up to 3 Years)
  • Full-time  

An exciting opportunity in the field of Machine Learning to contribute to an interdisciplinary project funded by the Australian Research Council.  This is a fixed term position available initially for 12 months with an extension of 2 years, subject to performance indicators being met, to be negotiated and agreed on before the start of position. 

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • PhD in computer science, electrical engineering, or a relevant discipline,
  • an ability to conduct research in Neural Networks, Deep Learning, and/or Reinforcement Learning, demonstrated through a record of publications in high-ranking journals in machine learning and/or data mining, and
  • an ability to work independently and as part of a team to complete tasks within agreed timeframes.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.

In your application you should systematically address the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description. In order to view the position description - please ensure that you allow pop-ups for the Jobs@UNSW Portal.

An applicant may be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.

For further information about UNSW Canberra, please visit our website: UNSW Canberra

Contact:

Prof. Hussein Abbass T: (02) 6268 8158  E: h.abbass@adfa.edu.au

Applications close: Sunday 23 April 2017