Postdoctoral Research Fellowship


Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Service/Cloud/Sensor Computing in the SCS Lab @ SIT at the University of Sydney (Australia) (

  • Undertake novel and world class research
  • Work with internationally recognised researchers in Service/Cloud/Sensor Computing
  • Join our passionate and dynamic research team in Sydney, Australia

The Lab:

The Sensor Cloud Services laboratory (SCSLab) is based in the School of Information Technologies, University of Sydney, Australia. The SCSLab focuses on the design and development of innovative sensor cloud technologies, delivered as services.

The SCSLab is currently conducting research in the following areas:

  • Trust Computing in Service environments
  • QoS Optimization in Market Driven Cloud Environments
  • Large-Scale Service Mining in IoT environments
  • Social Computing
  • IoT

The Position:

The SCSLab has an open position for a motivated postdoctoral fellow to join our research team. More specifically, the postdoctoral fellow will undertake research in the area of *Service Design for Next Generation Service Systems*. Other relevant areas are IoT Services and Social Computing. The successful postdoctoral fellow will undertake original and excellent research, leading to high quality publications. The postdoctoral fellow will also have the opportunity to contribute to externally competitive research funding applications.

Location: Sydney, Australia

Salary: 86k + superannuation.

Tenure: Specified term of 1 year with the possibility of 1-year extension.

To be considered, you will have a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related area.

To be considered you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in conducting quality research.
  • Emerging track record and recognition for quality research outputs.
  • Assist and develop successful applications for competitive external research funding and contract research.
  • Ability to clearly communicate research approaches, concepts and outcomes.
  • High level of written and oral communication and demonstrated ability in the preparation of reports, synthesis of data and manuscripts for publication.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a successful research teams with a focus on collaborative and participative research practices.
  • Demonstrated project management skills from planning through to implementation including the ability to deliver against targets timelines and budget restraints.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and/or leadership skills in research, including research training and supervision.

How to Apply: please provide a CV and a cover letter generally stating your suitability for this position to Prof. Athman Bouguettaya, email:

When: to be filled as soon as possible

Please direct all your enquiries to Dr. Sajib Mistry (