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Lecturer (Adjunct) or Senior Lecturer (Adjunct) Monash University / Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow in Information Technology, Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute

Employer: Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute

Job Number: 609746

Location: Suzhou, China

Employment Type: Full-time or part-time

Duration: 3-year Fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: RMB 328,245 - 397,915 (Research Fellow Level B) or RMB 411,845 - 481,515 (Senior Research Fellow Level C)

The Opportunity

Monash University is honoured to be the first Australian university to receive a licence to operate in China, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing economies, via the partnership at Suzhou with the Southeast University (SEU), one of China’s key national universities as well as establishment of Monash Suzhou. The SEU-Monash partnership consists of the Joint Research Institute (JRI) and the Joint Graduate School (JGS), and will produce postgraduates and researchers with ideas to change people’s lives in the region and the world for the better.

The JRI conducts multi-disciplinary research projects in areas of strategic importance to industry in Australia and China. To facilitate the collaboration, Monash established The Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute (MSSTRI) and currently has five priority research themes that address strategic issues of mutual interest, including:

  • Advanced computation in science and engineering;
  • Advanced materials and manufacturing;
  • Energy and environment;
  • Future cities; and
  • Life sciences

We are seeking an individual passionate about undertaking teaching and research in an area of Information Technology (IT), being one of software engineering and cybersecurity, machine learning and artificial intelligence, or human-centred computing, as well as multidisciplinary research through the application of IT to problems in one or more of the above five research themes.  

This role will be required to contribute to the teaching effort in the JGS. Desirable teaching interests might include mobile and distributed computing systems, enterprise and internet applications development, network protocols and network security, modelling discrete optimisation problems, natural language processing, deep learning, planning and automated reasoning, and human-centred AI.

To be successful in this position you will have completed a doctoral qualification in computer science, or related discipline area together with subsequent relevant teaching and research experience, high-level technical skills and abilities, as well as a record of publications in high-quality conferences and/or journals.

An appropriately qualified appointee will be offered an honorary adjunct appointment as an Adjunct Lecturer or Adjunct Senior Lecturer with the Faculty of Information Technology of Monash University, to be held conjointly with the appointment as Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow, Monash Suzhou Science and Technology Research Institute (MSSTRI) respectively.

With excellent, high-quality students, a vibrant research environment, and through the deep engagement with Monash Australia and its researchers, this is an opportunity to collaborate with experts across IT within a world top 100 University, enabling multi-disciplinary research collaborations and enhancing your future career prospects.  If this is an opportunity that piques your interest, apply today!

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements can be negotiated.

Your application must address the key selection criteria.


Dr Campbell Wilson, Associate Dean (International), Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University


Position Description

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Download File Research Fellow Level C

Closing Date

Tuesday 22 September 2020, 11:55 pm AEST

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