Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Australian Institute for Machine Learning)

$99,441 to $117,627 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply
Dec 26, 2020
Jan 25, 2021
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
(Level B) $99,441 to $117,627 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may 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.

Two three year fixed-term positions available to work on a CRC-P project to improve optometry accuracy at the point of care.

Positions offered at the Australian Institute for Machine Learning, Australia's premier research institution in artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision

The postdoctoral researchers will use natural language processing research to build algorithms to interpret text fields; use their computer vision research to train AI algorithms; and/or work with probabilistic graph models to conduct diagnostic and reference analytics.

This is an outstanding opportunity to advance your machine learning; artificial intelligence; and medical imaging (AI) research career with a world-class institution in a world-leading environment.

The University of Adelaide is a member of Australia's prestigious Group of Eight research-intensive universities and consistently ranks inside the world's top 140. In the Australian Government's 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment, 100% of our research was rated world-class or above, with work in 41 distinct fields achieving the highest possible rating of 'well above world-standard'. This included Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing, and Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

The University's Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) is Australia's pre-eminent research institute in machine learning, AI and computer vision. It's also the country's largest, with over 130 members, including academics, research staff and students.

Our world-renowned researchers have established a culture of innovation and a strong track record of publication in the top venues, particularly in the area of computer vision. We're committed to delivering fundamental and commercially oriented research that's highly valued by our local and global communities.

Here you'll work in one of the world's most talented and creative machine learning teams, with constant research-engineering collaboration. You'll use state-of-the-art technology. And you'll be based in the heart of one of the world's top 10 most liveable cities.

To be successful you will need:
  • Have a PhD in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent industry experience.
  • Programming experience and expertise in Matlab, Python, or C++ or other relevant language.
  • Experience and demonstrable expert knowledge in one or more or the following areas; multimodal learning and representation, medical image processing and segmentation, vision-and-language technology including Visual Question Answering, Probabilistic graphical modelling or deep learning in general.
  • Track record of publications in top-tier Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence or Medical Imaging conferences and/or journals, commensurate with experience and opportunity.
  • A strong work ethic, and the ability to work well independently, and as a member of a broader team, including with industrial partners.

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 and 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. And 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 honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And 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.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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, 13 January 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position or the opportunities currently available at AIML, please contact:

Dr Kathy Nicholson

Operations Manager

Australian Institute for Machine Learning


T: +61 (8)831 39258

M: +61 449 833 241

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.