Research Associate in Computer Science

University of New South Wales School of Computer Science and Engineering

Research Associate in Computer Science

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Post doctoral research fellow

The Opportunity

As a Research Associate your work will entail designing, implementing, and evaluating indoor localisation systems based on networked emergency lights in smart buildings. You will have the opportunity to take a leading role in the conception, design and conduction of experiments determining the effectiveness and usability of the Internet of Things (IoT) systems based on glasshouse indoor farming facilities.

The Research Associate will report to Professor Wen Wu and has no direct reports.

  • Level A - Salary, $97,368 to $104,143 per annum + 17% superannuation
  • Full time
  • Fixed-term contract – 24 months
  • Location: Kensington – Sydney, Australia

About UNSW

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. This position is within the School of Computer Science and Engineering.

Selection Criteria

  • PhD (or soon to be awarded) in computer science, electrical engineering or related area.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated track record of publications in top-rated venues such as ACM/IEEE IPSN and ACM SenSys.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate and interact with a diverse range of stakeholders, external clients and students.
  • Proven hands-on implementation experience with the Internet of Things
  • Demonstrated experience with supervising Honours, Masters and/or PhD students
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training.

Additional details about the specific responsibilities for these positions can be found in the position description via the link, Position Description -Research Associate in Computer Science (501801).pdf or via the advert on

To Apply: Please submit your CV, Cover Letter and Responses to Selection Criteria (skills and experience) nominated in the Position Description. Please note applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below.


Eugene Aves – Talent Acquisition Consultant


Applications close: Monday 24th May 2021

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds.

UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

Advertised: 26 Apr 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 24 May 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time