Research Fellow in Computing
Macquarie University

Postdoc Research Fellow in Computing

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Work type: Part Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy, External Vacancy
Categories: Academic - Research Only / Fellowship

  • Salary Package: Level A Step 6 from $93,830 to $100,559 (pro rata) p.a., plus 13.25% employer’s Superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • Appointment Type:  Part-time (17.5 hours per week, 0.5 FTE), fixed term for 12 months
  • Macquarie University (North Ryde) location

The Role 

We are seeking a qualified Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join a team with an international reputation for producing high quality research on Web technologies, data analytics, and Internet of Things.

Macquarie is a young and dynamic university, focused on fostering collaboration between students, academics, industry and society, encouraging all to traverse the boundaries of their own perspective and effect change. In Macquarie's Faculty of Science and Engineering you'll join passionate researchers and educators blazing new trails in the spirit of discovery and exploration. The Department of Computing is located on a beautiful, serene and green campus in northern Sydney.

About the Project

You will undertake research related to the Internet of Things. You will have completed a PhD, or thesis submitted, within a discipline that is relevant to the areas of computer science. You will be experienced in data analytics, Web technologies, data mining, machine learning, and knowledge discovery.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, applicants must address the selection criteria below, and attach your CV (including a list of two referees), a statement of research interests and achievements.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, applicants must address the selection criteria below, and attach your CV (including a list of two referees), a statement of research interests and achievements.


  • A PhD in Computer Science or a closely related discipline (or thesis submitted)
  • Demonstrated research excellence in computing as evidenced by ongoing publications in top tier journals and conferences in data analytics, data mining, Web technologies, machine learning, and knowledge discovery
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively with key internal and external stakeholders


  • Experience in supervision of PhD students
  • Experience in grant proposal development

Enquiries:  Professor Michael Sheng, Head of Department, Computing at

Applications Close: Sunday, 11th October 2020 at 11:55pm

At Macquarie University, we are committed to providing a working environment where each individual is valued, respected and supported to progress. Our priority is to ensure culture, policies and processes are truly inclusive and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity, gender, culture, disability, LGBTIQA+ identities, family and caring responsibilities, age, or religion. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria and shares Macquarie University’s values of scholarship, empowerment and integrity to apply.

Learn more about our progress towards Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.



Advertised: 02 Oct 2020 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 31 Oct 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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