Humanitarian Telecommunications Research Scientist

Adelaide, Australia
01 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Classification: Research Academic Level B
  • Salary Range: $92,746 - $110,134 pa (pro-rata)
  • Employment Type: Fixed-term, part-time (0.6 FTE), available for 2 months in the first instance
  • Position Reports to: Senior Lecturer
  • Please Direct Application Enquiries to: Dr Paul Gardner-Stephen
  • Closing Date: 11:00 am, Friday 16 March 2018

Position Summary:

The Humanitarian Telecommunications Research Scientist will enable better long-term planning and execution of various Humanitarian Telecommunications and related activities in the Resilient Telecommunications Laboratory.

The Resilient Telecommunications Laboratory undertakes a wide variety of grant-funded activities relating to the creation, testing, productisation and dissemination of new resilient telecommunications technologies. It is important for the laboratory to build long-term institutional knowledge, and we thus seek an individual who is able to understand complex requirements and design, implement and refine a variety of primarily software-related research outputs. Example activities include researching, designing and implementing new routing protocols, delay tolerant networking protocols and user software, based on input from key stake-holders such as the New Zealand Red Cross and the UN World Food Programme.

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Information For Applicants:

You are required to provide a submission of no more than three pages, stating how your current and/or recent experience meet the requirements of the position description.

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