Research Fellow In Intelligent Autonomous Systems

at RMIT University

Convenient CBD Location * Full time, Fixed-Term Position until March 2021 * $94,671-$112,424 p.a. + 17% Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. The School of Science is One of RMIT's top-performing research schools, we deliver research that addresses the 'real life questions' essential to Australia's innovation agenda. In the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject, RMIT is 11th in the world (highest ranked in Australia) in Art and Design, and 26th in the world (fourth highest in Australia) in Architecture and the Built Environment. We are also among the world's top 100 universities in Engineering (Civil and Structural; Electrical and Electronic; and Mechanical, Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing); Accounting and Finance; and Business and Management Studies). RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role & Your Responsibilities

RMIT University is seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic researcher in the area of intelligent autonomous systems, specifically with expertise in one or more of the following: Agent Programming, AI planning, Agent-oriented Software Engineering and Machine learning in Multi agent systems. The researcher will join a team working on the development of human/agent teams. The focus will be on humans and virtual agents collaboratively performing tasks, for example in search and rescue domains, or training environments. You will have strong technical expertise in one of the above mentioned topics and be able to adapt and learn new technologies. You will be expected to produce high quality publications collaboratively with other members of the team.

Skills & Experience Required

A PhD in Computer Science, with expertise in at least one of Agent Programming, AI Planning, Machine learning in Multiagent systems, and Agent Oriented Software Engineering. Essential to your success in this role is your knowledge and ability to research international trends and outcomes that make significant contributions to the advancement of Intelligent Agents. Furthermore, you will have previously established an extensive domestic research record.

To Apply

For further information please contact John Thangarajah on 03 9925 9535 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 572223.

Applications close on 20th January 2019.

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Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check. RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Melbourne Victoria Australia

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