Senior Research Fellow in Autonomy

Swinburne University of Technology
July 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:fixed term for 2 yea
Working Time:Full time
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  • Prime opportunity to support Denfence Innovation
  • Full-time and fixed term for 2 years position in a central Hawthorn location
  • Academic Level C Staff benefits include discount study fees and options for hybrid work.
  • About the Role Join Swinburne University of Technology as a Senior Research Fellow in Autonomy and be at the forefront of ground-breaking research and innovation. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic and forward-thinking university that is dedicated to producing impactful outcomes in partnership with industry and community.

    As a key player in the Swinburne Research Office, you will have the chance to lead research and innovation in autonomy – covering robotics, autonomous systems, control engineering, and artificial intelligence/machine learning. You will work closely with top-notch researchers, external partners, and University leadership to drive the successful implementation of autonomy technologies at Swinburne.

    If you are a seasoned professional with a passion for research, project management, and strategic planning, we want to hear from you. This is your chance to contribute to Swinburnes research agenda and make a significant impact in various industries. Dont miss this opportunity to be a part of our mission to drive innovation and excellence in research.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

  • Highly developed technological skillset and project delivery experience pertaining to autonomy, AI/ML, and control systems.
  • Modelling, simulation, digital twinning and model-based engineering design approaches for systems engineering.
  • Experience and proven ability to collaborate with industry on applied research projects in defence and security sectors.
  • Knowledge and experience in data-driven systems modelling and simulation.
  • Proven ability to carry out research projects, both independently and within a broader team.
  • Demonstrated ability, or potential, to attract research funding from sources external to the university or contribute to funded research projects.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to work and communicate effectively with industry collaborators and research partners, university staff and students.
  • Qualifications

  • A PhD degree in Engineering, majoring in Robotics, Control, Automation and related field.
  • About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice
  • The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

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    For more information about this role, please contact Eve at [email protected]

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

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected].

    Applications Close: Sunday July 21st at 11pm.

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected]

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan.

    We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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