Research Associate in Electrical Engineering

Sydney, Australia
29 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

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

The Faculty of Engineering at UNSW is a national and international leader in engineering research and education and is the University’s premier research Faculty. It is the largest Engineering Faculty in Australia, graduating the largest number of engineers and with the largest research expenditure. Through excellence in fundamental and applied research the Faculty aims to be placed in the top 20 internationally by 2025

About the role

  • A$91K - $98K plus 9.5% Superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Fixed term contract (12 months with possible extension for another year depending on performance)
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

The Postdoctoral Fellow will be involved in research in the cross disciplinary area of System Identification. In particular, the Postdoctoral Fellow will help develop statistical signal processing algorithms to extract information patterns from time series data occurring in networks in various applications. The research will involve theory, algorithm development (including large simulations) and analysis of real data.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will have completed or submitted a PhD in Electrical Engineering or related discipline such as Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science with specialisation in System identification or Statistical Signal Processing or Computational Physics or Machine Learning; good communication and written skills; ability to work in a team. Knowledge of: C programming, Linux, Matlab, R, Python; machine learning; sparsity methods.

The appointment (at UNSW) is initially for one year with an extension for up to a further year depending on progress.

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


Professor Victor Solo

Phone: +61 2 9385 4010