NHMRC Grant-Funded Researcher A - School of Computer Science

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 25 Apr 2021

Job no:505253
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, Level A

 (Level A) $89,610 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply.

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement

Fixed-term position available from July 2021 for 16 months

Flexible work arrangements can be negotiated with the right candidate

We are seeking to appoint a postdoctoral researcher working in the area of optimisation and machine learning within the Optimisation and Logistics group. The position is part of the NHMRC Ideas Grant "Optimising time use for health and wellbeing" and involves work and collaborations with researchers from health science. The successful candidate will work on optimising time usage to improve health outcomes. This involves designing machine learning and optimisation approaches based on health data.

To be successful you will need: 

  • PhD in Computer Science (or close to completion).
  • Strong background on evolutionary computation and optimisation methods.
  • Experience working with data and use of data mining tools.
  • Strong programming skills and knowledge on the application of optimisation and machine learning methods.
  • Commitment to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion.

 Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are integrity, respect, collegiality, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

The Faculty of ECMS aims to increase the diversity of its staff population and applications from women are particularly encouraged.  To support our staff and students in their academic lives, the faculty celebrates diversity and has a range of programs available including:

  • A variety of flexible working arrangements
  • Support to staff with caring responsibilities to participate in conferences, workshops, field trips and other approved work-related travel
  • Research support schemes designed to support female academics to enhance and promote their career
  • Childcare facilities
  • Women’s professional development network opportunities

In addition, we offer salary packaging; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning - and high-level mathematics. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields, and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

We proudly support gender and cultural diversity and are passionate about creating a more vibrant and enriching community of staff and students.

Learn more at: ecms.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria outlined in the selection criteria statement. Application closes 11:55pm, 25 April, 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Frank Neumann
Professor, School of Computer Science
P: +61 (8) 8313 4477
E: frank.neumann@adelaide.edu.au

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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