PhD Scholarship in Machine Learning
The successful candidate will undertake research within the externally funded project entitled “Invasion Alert – A machine learning based platform for invasive ant detection and recognition”.
The focus of the project is the development of a machine learning-based algorithms for fast invasive ant detection and recognition. The PhD candidate will sit within the Harry Butler Institute at Murdoch University, but will actively engage with academics from across other Colleges and Institutes of the University
|Funding body||Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment and Murdoch University.|
|Duration||Scholarship payments for 3.5 yrs (full time enrolment up to 4 yrs). Commencing July 2021.|
Applicants are welcome from candidates with a demonstrated knowledge and research skills in computer vision and machine learning. The candidate needs to demonstrate strong programming skills using Python and C or C++, and should be familiar with deep learning libraries and tools.
The successful candidate will undertake research within the project titled ‘Invasion Alert – A machine learning based platform for invasive ant detection and recognition’ and is expected to work well within a multidisciplinary team environment.
|Apply by||5pm AWST on 15th June 2021|
Please email the following documentation to A/Prof Melissa Thomas:
Applications for this position close at COB on 15/06/2021. Successful applicants are expected to start in July 2021 or as soon as possible after that.