Research Assistant, Optoelectronic Neuromorphics

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
April 04, 2024
Offerd Salary:$93,413
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Contract Type:Fixed Term position
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  • Full-time, Fixed Term position for 3 years

  • Salary Academic Level A6 ($93,413 p.a.) + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus

  • About You The Research Assistant will undertake research activities in line with the University's research strategy. It is expected that the Research Assistant will work with an increasing degree of autonomy as skills and experience develop.

    To be successful in this position, you'll have:

  • Demonstrated ability to experimentally characterise design and characterise electronic/photonic circuits.

  • Experience in the area of neuromorphic devices (particularly optoelectronics operating principle). and device integration will be highly desirable.

  • An understanding of designing and interfacing neural networks with neuromorphic devices via neuromorphic-based machine learning and simulation.

  • Proven ability to undertake scientific research and development in research programs.

  • Demonstrate ability to clearly communicate research results, concepts and knowledge.

  • Please refer to the Position Description for further selection criteria.

    Mandatory qualifications:

    Qualification in the relevant discipline area and have commenced or enrolled to commence their PhD.

    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About the School of Engineering

    The School of Engineering is one of the largest Engineering Schools in Australia. It has over 350 staff and 7000 students, including 750 HDR students. The School is committed to driving innovation and collaboration through our industry partnerships. Our industry partners range from small companies to multinational organisations and we work together on translating our research into impact for our partners and the wider community.

    In April 2024, the School will transition to the following Departments:

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Biomedical Engineering

  • Chemical and Environmental Engineering

  • Civil and Infrastructure Engineering

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Mechanical, Manufacturing and Mechatronics Engineering

  • RMIT is a global university and the School of Engineering has students and research partners across South East Asia and Europe. This includes two campuses in Vietnam, as well as partnerships in Hong Kong, Singapore and we recently entered into a partnership with the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in India. The School also has a research centre in Barcelona, which provides access to European funding and industry partners.

    The size and capability of the School of Engineering at RMIT supports a multidisciplinary, outcome-oriented approach at scale. This makes the School a partner of choice in our collaborations with research agencies, other universities, and government, community and industry bodies.

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Professor Sumeet Walia via email [email protected]

    Position Description – Research Assistant (Postdoctoral), Optoelectronic Neuromorphics

    Please note, if you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply' and you will be redirected to RMIT's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

    Applications close on Thursday 4 April 2024 at 11.59 pm.

    Applications Close:

    4 Apr 2024 11.59 pm

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