Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Machine Learning
• Do you have a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields?
• Are you experienced in signal processing and/or machine learning?
• Do you have a strong research track record?
Mō Te Herenga Waka - About our University
Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.
Our core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity, and empathy. These core ethical values are demonstrated in our commitment to sustainability, wellbeing, inclusivity, equity, diversity, collegiality, and openness. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value Te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga, manaakitanga, kaitiakitanga, whai mātauranga, whanaungatanga, and akoranga.
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
Applications are invited for a position as a postdoctoral researcher working with Prof Bastiaan Kleijn at Victoria University Wellington. The position is initially for one year. The main role of the Postdoctoral Research Fellow is to perform research in machine learning and signal processing. The primary line of work will relate to distributed processing with an emphasis on facilitating privacy in a project funded by the Royal society's Marsden Fund. The position additionally will support the development of machine learning and signal processing algorithms with applications in acoustics and geophysics.
Ō pūmanawa - About you
Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields. The position requires experience in signal processing and/or machine learning along with a strong research track record. Prior experience in distributed processing will be helpful but is not required. A good understanding of information theory will be helpful.
Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team
Victoria University is located in Wellington, a compact, cosmopolitan city of 400,000 people. The campus is a short walk from downtown and the waterfront.
Download the role description from our careers site.
Contact details for vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role please get in touch with Bastiaan Kleijn AT [email protected]
but applicants should follow all steps listed below.
Important - application steps and information
For applicants who are not NZ Citizens or Permanent Residents, we recommend you check the NZ Immigration website for updates related to Covid19 restrictions on entry to New Zealand: https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19
Click the Apply Now button and follow the process to enter your contact details and add your CV in the online form.
Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you're a great fit for this position then email the completed application form, cover letter and any other supporting documentation to [email protected]
stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.
Please note for this application to also include the following:
• A curriculum vitae with a list of publications
• Names and email addresses of two references
• A short (1-2 page) summary of past research and relevant qualifications
• A personal Web page, if available
Applications close Tuesday, 3 August 2021.