Research Assistant/Research Associate in Engineering

Mawson Lakes, Australia
14 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Based in the School of Engineering at the Mawson Lakes campus
  • Two (2) Full time, three (3) year fixed term contracts
  • Salary range: $65,859 - $89,377 per annum

About the job 

Joining the School of Engineering (ENE), you will play a key research role in the development of a suite of sophisticated sensor technologies based on a multi-stage model of insect visual systems. Your contribution to the research outcomes will have a widespread application in a range of other robotics tasks such as navigation and object classification. 

Skills and Experience 

To be successful you will hold a postgraduate qualification or relevant research experience in the general fields of remote sensing, signal or image processing, acoustics or a related field. With first author publications in highly ranked peer-reviewed journals, you will have the capacity to judge priorities, undertake innovative and productive research in a timely manner and the ability to work cooperatively in diverse research team. 

If you have expertise in the development of signal and/or sensor processing techniques, apply now! 

A University of Enterprise 

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions. 

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility. 

Benefits on offer 

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities. 

We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance. 

Lodging your application 

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Central on +618 8302 1700 or via email to using job reference number #1061.

Applications close: 9:00 am Tuesday 13 March 2018

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading, and other beneficial employment conditions. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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