Postdoctoral Fellow and Project Coordinator

Updated: 4 months ago
Deadline: 28 Feb 2020

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Postdoctoral Fellow and Project Coordinator
  • Kelburn
  • Temporary
  • Fri Jan 31 01:44:03 2020
  • 2000025

  • Opportunity for Postdoctoral Fellow and Project Coordinator - Artificial Intelligence
  • Three years fixed-term, full-time position, based at the Kelburn campus
  • Are you highly organised with proven research and publication track record within Evolutionary Computation?

The School of Engineering and Computer Science at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand's top-ranked research University is seeking to expand its engineering programme. We are a School that prides itself on its collegiality and multidisciplinary collaborations with many of New Zealand's top-ranked research clusters. This is an opportunity for you to develop your career at a quality institution in one of the most liveable cities in the World.

We are looking to recruit Postdoctoral Fellow and Project Coordinator for a three-year fixed-term position to work as a member of the Artificial Intelligence and Evolutionary Computation Research Group within the School of Engineering and Computer Science.

The Postdoctoral Fellow and Project Coordinator will provide research and project coordination support to the Artificial Intelligence/Evolutionary Computation Research Group within the School of Engineering and Computer Science. They will conduct high-quality research in the area of artificial intelligence, particularly modelling and symbolic regression, evolutionary feature selection and dimensionality reduction, evolutionary deep learning and transfer learning, evolutionary scheduling and combinatorial optimisation and evolutionary clustering and unsupervised learning.

The Postdoctoral Fellow and Project Coordinator will be required to work with other members of the Evolutionary Computation Research Group within the School in a proactive, cooperative and collegial manner. They will also be required to contribute to the teaching in Artificial Intelligence including postgraduate supervision.

Minimum requirements:

  • A PhD in Evolutionary Computation particularly in AI and machine learning particularly evolutionary transfer learning and feature manipulation, multi-objective optimisation, and/or evolutionary clustering and unsupervised learning
  • Proven research and publication track record within Evolutionary Computation, particularly in either evolutionary feature selection, transfer learning and multi-objective optimisation, or in feature manipulation and evolutionary clustering and unsupervised learning
  • Proven project coordination
  • Proven ability to teach in one or more areas of computer science including Artificial Intelligence, Programming and Algorithm Design, and Analysis
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills in English
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills especially across cultures

Role Description

Applications close 28th February 2020

Any questions contact: Professor Mengjie Zhang Tel: +64 4 463 5654 Email: Mengjie.Zhang@vuw.ac.nz - Please do not send applications to Prof. Zhang. Follow the application steps below.

About Us
Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s globally ranked capital city university, focused on engaging with Wellington, New Zealand, and the Asia-Pacific region and connecting with the world. The University values the expertise of its professional staff in supporting and enabling teaching, research and engagement activities.

Victoria University of Wellington is committed to the Treaty of Waitangi. “Mai i te iho ki te pae” is the Māori Strategic Outcomes Framework which is linked to the University’s Strategic Plan. Mā te rautaki tātou e koke whakamua (via the strategy we strive to move forward together).

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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Email completed application form to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz along with any further supporting documents stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.


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