Postdoctoral position in machine learning and serendipity in astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Archive Date: 
Thursday, October 25, 2018
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Foreign
Institution/Company: 
CSIRO
Department Name: 
CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science
City: 
Sydney
State/Province: 
NSW
Country: 
Australia
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science (CASS) and CSIRO Data61 are looking for an enthusiastic Postdoctoral Fellow to join the vibrant and diverse astronomy and computing teams. The Fellow will work closely with Drs G. Hobbs and C. Wang, to undertake postdoctoral research to develop and apply computer algorithms that can search for currently unknown astronomical sources in data streams from the Parkes and FAST radio telescopes. We are looking for someone capable of coding new algorithms, working with very large (tera-byte scale) data sets and publishing scientific results relating to these fields.

The postdoctoral fellow will be a CSIRO employee and based in Sydney, Australia and the position will be for three years. Applicants should follow the link to the CSIRO recruitment pages. Please note to be eligible for this role you must have no more than 3 years of relevant postdoctoral experience.

CASS is committed to diversity, in particular to increasing awareness, demonstrating best practice, and implementing initiatives to improve diversity and equity within our workplace.

Included Benefits: 

Generous superannuation and discretionary research allowance will be provided. Relocation assistance and medical insurance may also be provided. CASS supports a flexible working environment and offers a range of family friendly programs and policies.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, November 23, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
George Hobbs
Title: 
Dr
Institution/Company: 
CSIRO
Department Name: 
CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science
Country: 
Australia
Email: 
george.hobbs@csiro.au
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
George Hobbs
Subject: 
Inquiries about postdoctoral position
Email: 
george.hobbs@csiro.au