Grant-Funded Researcher (B/C) - Centre for Augmented Reasoning

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 18 Nov 2021

Job no:506134
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences, Level B, Level C

(Level B) $100,933 to $104,624 or (Level C) $123,075 to $141,537 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Multiple fixed-term positions available for two years, with a possibility of a 12 month extension within the Centre for Augmented Reasoning, Australian Institute for Machine Learning. Flexible work arrangements can be negotiated with the right candidates.

Be part of the Australian Institute for Machine Learning – the largest computer vision and machine learning research group in Australia and contribute to world leading Augmented Reasoning research projects. 

The Centre for Augmented Reasoning, headquartered within the Australian Institute for Machine Learning is seeking to recruit fifteen Grant-Funded Researchers at Level B or Level C in augmented reasoning machine learning for 12 research projects across 4 Research Themes.

AIML is Australia’s leading research institute in machine learning, artificial intelligence and computer vision. With world-leading researchers, modern facilities and an innovative culture, we're committed to delivering research that is highly valued by our local and global communities. Located at Lot Fourteen, Adelaide, AIML is the largest computer vision and machine learning group in Australia with over 140 members including academics, research staff, and students.

The institute works on a mixture of fundamental and commercially orientated research projects in computer vision and machine learning. The University’s Computer Vision research is amongst the best in the world. Find out more about each role and Research Themes at

The Centre for Augmented Reasoning (CAR) is a $20M investment by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment in people and research to make computers better at interacting with humans, so that all technology is easier and safer to use. Managed under AIML, the Centre is supporting Advanced Reasoning research through grants and PhD scholarships, facilitating innovation and rapid commercialisation, and increasing AI literacy and engagement in Australia.

Applications will be assessed throughout the process and roles closed as they are filled. 

If applying for more than one role, please address each Selection Criteria relevant to the position you are applying for. 

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Applications close 11:55pm, 18 November, 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Dr Angela Noack
Program Manager, Centre for Augmented Reasoning
P: +61 (08) 8313 8069

You'll find full selection criteria's for these opportunities at . 

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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