Postdoctoral Research Associate in Internet of Things

Sydney, Australia
26 Jul 2017
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23 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Electrical and Information Engineering

Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology

  • 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 Associatewho 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.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

Closing date: 11:30 pm 15 September 2017 (Sydney Time)

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion.  We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability, people who identify as LGBTIQ, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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