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Postdoctoral Research Associates/Fellows in RF and Communication Technologies

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July 28, 2023

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Postdoctoral Research Associates/Fellows in RF and Communication Technologies

About the job

University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is located in the heart of Sydney's creative and digital precinct. UTS is a world-leading university of technology.

About the role

The UTS School of Electrical and Data Engineering has strong links with industry and a very proud record in teaching in networking and telecommunications, cybersecurity, data science engineering, electrical and electronic engineering. We are also deeply engaged in research of a national and international standing.

We are recruiting for multiple Postdoctoral Research Associates/Fellows in RF and Communication Technologies to be part of an industry project consisting of four work packages addressing key constraints of power consumption; Sensing Methods and Modes; Remote Sensing and Data Collection; Connectivity and Networking and supporting data analytics aimed at improving both sensor performance and system optimisation.

In this role you will also be required to supervise PhD students, publish high quality research papers and participate in research grant applications.

About you

As a Postdoctoral Research Associate/Fellow, you will have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently, as well as analyse and solve problems. You will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability work closely with industry and external academic partners in the delivery of practical impact-focused research. Other requirements will include:

  • PhD in RF, Communications Technology, Wireless Communications/Networking, Electrical, Electronics, Computer Engineering / Science
  • Successful research interaction with industry
  • Strong record of research achievement / publication track record.

Base Salary Range: $86,331 to $105,146 (Level A) $114,836 to $135,915 pa (Level B)

This role attracts 17% superannuation (pension) in addition to the base salary.

This position is full-time and appointment will be made on a 12 month fixed-term basis. There is potential for extension dependent on project funding.

UTS staff also benefit from a wide range of Employee Benefits include flexible work practices, child care centres, generous parental leave and salary packaging opportunities.

How To Apply

Please click the Apply link to be taken to the UTS website. Here you can download:

  • full details of the application process;
  • a copy of the position statement; and
  • information on remuneration, benefits, terms and conditions.

Please use reference number IRC245727 in all correspondence

General enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to Marie Hetherington in the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au.

Closing Date: Friday, 28th July 2023 at 2pm (AEST)

Applicants must have valid Australian work rights

We are among the first Australian institutions to receive the Athena SWAN Bronze Accreditation for our commitment to action addressing gender equity in the STEMM disciplines. UTS Equal Futures celebrates and supports women in academia through every stage of their career.

As part of Athena SWAN, UTS has set an overarching target of 40 per cent academic women in STEMM by 2022. The School of Electrical and Data Engineering is committed to UTS's target and supporting the career development of women academics. UTS Women in Engineering & IT program fosters a network of passionate females and males who are actively involved in the development of our next generation of young engineering and IT professionals.


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