Postdoctoral Research Associate in Deep Learning Theory @USydney

Closing date: 23 June 2024
Campus: School of Mathematics and Statistics at the Camperdown Campus, The University of Sydney
Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Deep Learning Theory
Remuneration: Level A $105,350–$112,462 p.a.+17% superannuation
Status: 2-year, Full time fixed term position.
Reference>: 0118883-1

About the opportunity

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is currently seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Deep Learning Theory to work on approximation theory of deconvolution, convolutional neural networks, operator learning, distribution regression, and graph neural networks.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • work on the ARC DP project on approximation theory of structured neural networks
  • work on approximation theory of deconvolution, convolutional neural networks, operator learning, distribution regression, and graph neural networks
  • complete simulations and carry out related applications of deep learning theory
  • help with academic communications. 

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Deep Learning Theory who has:    

  • a PhD in mathematics, applied mathematics, data science, or a related area
  • an excellent track record of publishing high-quality papers on deep learning theory, machine learning theory, or approximation theory 
  •  research experience in deep learning theory, machine learning theory, and approximation theory 
  • a solid mathematics background
  • good communication skills.

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How to apply

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