Machine Learning Postdoctoral Researchers and Software Engineers

Job no: 502329
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time, Fixed term - Part-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, HEO9, HEO10, Level B, Level C, Level D

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Attractive remuneration packages, including excellent employee benefits

Multiple fixed-term and continuing positions available immediately in machine learning, artificial intelligence and/or computer vision

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

This is an outstanding opportunity to advance your machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) research or software engineering 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 110 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.

Choose your path

Among the many areas in which you can explore and enhance your expertise with us are:

  • vision-and-language technology, including visual question answering
  • meta-learning
  • memory-augmented networks, or neural Turing machines
  • artificial intelligence
  • deep reinforcement learning
  • generative and explainable models
  • deep learning in general
  • machine learning
  • robotic vision
  • surveillance and tracking
  • electronic warfare
  • trusted autonomous systems
  • intentional machines.

And that’s just a start. So even if your specific area(s) of machine learning or AI expertise aren’t listed here, don’t hesitate to get in touch. For the right person, we’ll create the right role. Visa sponsorship and attractive relocation packages can also be made available for international applicants.

To learn more about working at AIML, visit:

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.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Complete and submit an Expression of Interest form via the link below, indicating the work area(s) of greatest relevance/interest to you. 

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding the opportunities currently available at AIML, or that we could potentially create for you, please contact:

Mr Ian Will
Operations Manager
Australian Institute for Machine Learning 
T:  +61 (8)831 36176 
M: +61 422 531 417 

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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