Grant-Funded Researcher (A), School of Computer Science

The University of Adelaide

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Position type:

Full time


$85,307 - $91,425 per annum

20 Dec 2018
24 Jan 2019

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Reference number: 501631

Job description

This role is for a postdoctoral researcher working within the Research Consortium ‘Unlocking Complex Resources through Lean Processing’.

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The research consortium brings together an interdisciplinary team of and the successful candidate will work closely with researchers from mining, mechanical and chemical engineering on industry driven research. We are seeking an excellent candidate with a PhD in computer science. The successful applicant should carry out interdisciplinary work on optimisation and data mining. 

To be successful you will need:

  • PhD in Computer Science (or close to completion)
  • Background on optimization algorithms (mixed integer programming and/or evolutionary computation)
  • Ability to work efficiently and collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to carry out industry-driven research.


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. 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.

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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 work leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

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Further information

Applications close 11:55pm (ACST), 24 January 2019.

(Level A) $85,307 - $91,425 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% will apply

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact: Professor Frank Neumann, School of Computer Science. P: +61 08 8313 4477, E:

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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