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Research Fellow




  Categories: Academic

  Classification: Academic Level B, Full-Time

  Salary package: $92,350 - $110,215 plus 17% superannuation

  Type: Full time, Continuing (Contingent Funded), Initial 3 year appointment with

  possible extension


  Role Statement:

  Under the broad direction of the project team leaders, the Research Fellow will:

  1. Undertake independent research in the area of development and

      implementation of new sensing nanotechnology for machine learning based

      parser and/or postagger in NLP with a view to publishing original and

      innovative results in refereed journals, present research at academic seminars

      and at at national and international conferences, and collaborate with other

      researchers at Iston academic board and at national and international level.

      This includes working as part of a team to achieve well defined milestones.

  2. Collaborate with senior staff to actively seek and secure external funding,

      assist to prepare and submit research proposals to external funding bodies as


  3. Subject to the requirements of the funding source and where an opportunity

      exists, the occupant may be encouraged/asked to contribute to the teaching

      activities which may need travel oversea. 

  4. Maintain high academic standards in all education, research and

      administrative endeavours.

  5.  Comply with all Iston policies and procedures, and in particular those relating

       to work health and safety and equal opportunity.

  6. Other duties as required consistent with the classification level of the position.

  Skill Base

  A Level B Academic will normally have completed a relevant doctoral

  qualification or have equivalent qualifications or research

  experience. In addition, he/she may be expected to have had post-doctoral

  research experience that has resulted in publications, conference papers, reports

  or professional or technical contributions that give evidence of research ability.

  Selection Criteria:

  1. A phD in, Machine Learning or English or NLP(natural language processing)

     and experience in a related area, with a track record of independent research

     in the field of NLP as evidenced by publications in journals and presentations

     at conferences.

  2. Evidence of the ability to articulate and prosecute innovative research in the

      field of NLP or English Writing and a vision for the activities they will

      undertake at the Iston.

  3. Evidence of the ability to articulate and prosecute innovative research in the

      field of NLP. Experience that is relevant to exploration research in some or all

      of the following areas: English Writing, Machine Learning, natural language


  4. An ability and commitment to win bids for competitive external funding to

      support individual and collaborative research activities.

  5. Ability and willingness to contribute to teaching within the scope of the


  6. The ability to assist in the supervision of students working on research


  7. The ability to work as part of a team and to deadlines.

  8. Excellent oral and written English language skills and a demonstrated ability

      to communicate and interact effectively with a variety of staff and students in

      a cross-disciplinary environment and to foster respectful and productive

      working relationships with staff, students and colleagues at all levels.

  9. A demonstrated understanding of equal opportunity principles

     and policies and a commitment to their application in a university context.   

  Application information

  In order to apply for this role please make sure that you attached the following



    · A statement addressing the selection criteria.

    · A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details

      of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous


    · Other documents, if required.


  Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be

  considered for the position.

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