OCE Postdoctoral Fellowship in Augmented Visual Analytics

CSIRO offers PhD graduates an opportunity to launch their scientific careers through our Office of the Chief Executive (OCE) Postdoctoral Fellowships. Successful applicants will work with leaders in the field of science and receive personal development and learning opportunities.

CSIRO Digital Productivity Flagship is seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual to join our multi-disciplinary project team working on all aspects of visual analytics of spatio-temporal swarm sensing data.  Your particular focus will be on novel augmented reality (AR) based human-technology interfaces for interactive exploration of these complex data sets.

The candidate will work in the following aspects:

  • Under the direction of senior research scientists, carry out innovative, impactful research of strategic importance to CSIRO.
  • Lead the Augmented Visual Sensor Analytics (AViSA) research agenda, including the design, development, and evaluation of a scientific AViSA framework.
  • Produce high quality scientific and/or engineering papers suitable for publication in quality journals, for client reports and granting of patents.
  • Prepare appropriate conference papers and present those at conferences as agreed with your supervisor.

Location: Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Salary: $78K to $88K plus up to 15.4% superannuation (pension fund)
Tenure: 3 years
Reference: TAS15/01125


  • A doctorate (or will shortly satisfy the requirements of a PhD) in a relevant discipline area, such as Human Technology Interaction, Augmented Reality, or Computer Science.
  • Demonstrated research experience in human-technology interaction, including user studies to evaluate human-technology interaction systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing and integrating human-technology interaction systems.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary, regionally dispersed research team, plus the motivation and discipline to carry out autonomous research.

Owing to terms of the fellowship, candidates must not have more than 3 years of relevant Postdoctoral experience.

Who we are: The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is one of the largest and most diverse scientific organisations in the world. By igniting the creative spirit of our people, we deliver great science and innovative solutions that benefit industry, society and the environment.

Deadline: 31 May 2015 (11:30pm AEST)

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Position Details TAS15/01125

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