Postdoctoral Fellow in Engineering

Canberra, Australia
26 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
24 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: ANU Academic Level A / Level B
Salary package: $70,107 - $109,181 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full Time, Fixed Term, 12 months

Position overview

The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is one of the premier engineering and computer science research institutions in the world. Comprising the Research School of Computer Science and the Research School of Engineering, both are recognised as research leaders in their respective areas continuing the tradition of excellence in research and research-led education. CECS collaborates on research projects with government departments (federal and state) and multinational corporations, helping to accelerate research and development programs and to introduce new technologies to the marketplace.

CECS offers a wide range of coursework programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and also supervises students for higher degrees by research. We offer undergraduate degrees in engineering, information technology and computer science along with masters and doctoral postgraduate programs.

The Research School of Computer Science is currently looking for applicants with a strong background in computer vision to create new algorithms to improve the outcomes for blind individuals using a retinal implant. In this role you will create the next generation of computer vision algorithms for retinal implants, and have the chance to see their effectiveness with retinal implant recipients.

The successful applicant will have  an interest in researching and implementing computer vision algorithms that can run in real-time for use.

For any enquiries please contact Associate Professor Nick Barnes,

phone: +61 2  6267 6226,


Closing date: 24 May 2018

Position description: Position Description AB.pdf

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Application information In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.