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CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellowship in AI-driven Materials Discovery

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  • Are you a highly motivated recent (or near) PhD graduate with expertise in Physics, Chemistry, Engineering or Computer Science?
  • Prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship on offer - kick-start your research career
  • Join CSIRO Data61 - Australia's largest data innovation group

The Position

Postdoctoral Fellowships at CSIRO provide opportunities to scientists and engineers, who have completed their doctorate and have less than three years relevant postdoctoral work experience. These fellowships will help launch their careers, provide experience that will enhance their career prospects, and facilitate the recruitment and development of potential leaders for CSIRO.

Postdoctoral Fellows are appointed for up to three years and will work closely with a leading Research Scientist or Engineer in their respective field. They carry out innovative, impactful research of strategic importance to CSIRO with the possibility of novel and important scientific outcomes. They present the findings in appropriate publications and at conferences.

In this position you will develop new high-throughput simulation methods based on artificial intelligence to streamline the generation and curation of materials data; employ materials informatics (machine and deep learning) to explore complex molecular/materials structure/property relationships; use advanced visualisation methods to map functional properties to structure with sub-atomic resolution in real time, and collaborate with experimentalists and our industry partner.

Location:      Docklands, VIC
Salary:          AU $78K - AU $88K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:         Specified Term of 3 years
Reference:    38525

A doctorate (or will shortly satisfy the requirements of a PhD) in a relevant discipline area, such as physics, chemistry, engineering or computer science.
Please note: To be eligible for this role you must have no more than 3 years of relevant postdoctoral experience.

Before applying, we encourage you to read the full position description for this role. This document can be viewed at:

Position details document

How to Apply:  To apply, please provide a CV as well as a cover letter outlining your motivations for applying and your suitability for the role, and upload these as one document. If your application proceeds to the next stage you may be asked to provide additional information.

Applications Close:  11:59pm AEST, Tuesday 13th June 2017

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