About Griffith University
At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.
We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we’re proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.
The Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems (IIIS) was established in 2003 to enhance Griffith's ICT research environment that can stimulate world class research. In the latest 2012, 2015, 2018 ERA ratings, its Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing research group at Griffith University (FOR code 0801) was continuously rated 4 (above world standard) - the only group that consecutively achieved 4 or above in the state of Queensland.
The ARC Research Hub for driving farming productivity and disease prevention is an Australian research centre of excellence for industrial transformation funded by Federal Government and industry. The ARC Research Hub combines world leading capabilities in machine vision, machine learning, software quality control, engineering, biology, and farming industries to invent and adopt technologies to enable higher farming efficiency, lower production costs and disease risks
We are currently looking for a Research Fellow to work on the research projects funded by the Australian Research Council in collaboration with various industry partners. You will work with renowned and eminent researchers in developing innovative machine learning, computer vision, and pattern recognition techniques and applying machine learning tools and packages to resolve machine intelligence problems. The primary focus of this role is conducting theoretical and fundamental research to advance knowledge base and developing novel algorithms for real-world applications.
This is a fixed term (3 year appointment with the possibility of extending based on performance), full time position based at the Nathan campus. Griffith is a multi-campus university and therefore it is understood that this position will work across campuses as required.
The successful applicant will also be required to travel to and work at other participating universities of the Hub including travel to and work jointly with Professor Dacheng Tao at the University of Sydney, Professor Anton van den Hengel and Professor Chunhua Shen at the University of Adelaide, Professor Mohammed Bennamoun and Professor Ajmal Mian at the University of West Australia, as well as to visit industry locations around Australia.
About you To be successful in this role, you will have a PhD in computer science, engineering, applied mathematics, or equivalent qualifications in a relevant field. You will have a strong desire to build a career in machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence, and computer vision with the demonstrated ability to undertake research projects, including publishing in top tier journals and conferences such as IEEE TPAMI, IEEE TIP, PR, CVPR, ICCV, IJCAI, AAAI. The Institute seeks an enthusiastic individual who is committed to becoming an integral part of the research team.
Salary range Research Fellow Grade 1: $73,791 - $86,579 per annum. Salary package including 17% superannuation contribution: $86,336 - $101,299 per annum
Research Fellow Grade 2: $94,361 - $112,057 per annum. Salary package including 17% superannuation contribution: $110,403 - $131,108 per annum.
Level of appointment offered will be dependant on qualifications and experience.
How to apply To view the application requirements and position description for this role, please click on the following link: Apply Now
What we offer Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.
At Griffith, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.
Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).
Further information For further information about this role, please contact Professor Yongsheng Gao, Director, Institute of Integrated and Intelligent Systems and ARC Research Hub for Driving Farming Productivity and Disease Prevention on +61 (0) 7 3735 3652
For application queries, please contact Therese Roe, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 7359 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Tuesday 10 December at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.
Female applicants are particularly encouraged to apply and while this position is advertised as full time, a fractional appointment with flexible working can be negotiated.