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Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Faculty of Engineering
Kelburn Campus

Two positions available.

The Computational Media and Innovation Centre (CMIC) is a new centre within the Faculty of Engineering, which aims to develop a globally competitive research and entrepreneurship programme that facilitates the transfer of computational research outcomes into media technologies for potential commercialisation and start-up businesses.

This role of the postdoctoral research fellow is to perform industry motivated research projects, deliver high quality research outcomes, produce top tiered research publications and novel intellectual properties, and develop software programmes in collaboration with other CMIC staff.

This role will work closely with CMIC's Director and Deputy Director, centre staff of CMIC, students, and industry partners.

The important selection criteria is as follows (please refer the details from the role description);

  • PhD in Computer Science or a related field
  • Strong background in computational media, computer graphics, computer vision and machine learning
  • Demonstrated understanding of the research process
  • Demonstrated experience with successful development of novel research outcomes
  • Excellent software programming skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work with international and industry collaborators
  • Demonstrated ability to direct and present their own work, and to work in an organised and structured manner
  • Experience in writing scientific reports and papers

This is a full-time, one to three year fixed-term position.

For further information, please contact Siyun Thompson, Center Manager of CMIC at

Applications close Sunday, 4 November 2018

Victoria University of Wellington is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi.

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