Research Associate in Computer Science Job at University of New South Wales in Sydney NSW
Work type: Fixed term / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Post doctoral research fellow
The Research Associate will undertake research and development in the area of machine learning and deep learning for entomology images, and develop techniques and tools for detection, recognition and quantification that will contribute to health-related applications.
The role of Research Associate reports to Professor Arcot Sowmya and has no direct reports.
Level A: $95,449 – $102,091 per annum + 17% superannuation
Full time (35 hours per week)
Fixed-term contract (24 months) starting in February/March 2020
Location: Kensington – Sydney, Australia
UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. This position is within the School of Computer Science and Engineering.
About the successful applicant:
PhD (or soon to be awarded) in Computer Science and Engineering or related area or equivalent experience.
Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research with limited supervision in computer vision, machine learning and deep learning.
Demonstrated experience with image analysis, software development and evaluation.
Expertise in a programming language and tools including:
R, Stata, scikit-learn
Deep learning tools such as Tensor Flow, Keras, PyTorch
Image Processing tools in OpenCV, scikit-image
Ability to learn other tools, if necessary
Demonstrated track record of publications and conference presentations relative to opportunity.
Demonstrated ability to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships.
Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate and interact with a diverse range of stakeholders and students.
Demonstrated ability to supervise undergraduate students or equivalent experience in the supervision of junior staff in related projects.
Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training.
Additional details about the specific responsibilities for this role can be found in the attached position description below.
Research Associate (498325) – Position Description.pdf
Within your application you should address the selection criteria which are listed within the position description.
Please apply online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below.
Eugene Aves, Talent Acquisition Consultant
T: (+61 2) 9385 3475
Applications close: 11:30 pm (AEST), [ENTER DATE]
UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds.
UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.
Advertised: 07 Dec 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 05 Jan 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Company: University of New South Wales
Company Location: Sydney NSW