Overview

The Data Science Research Group at the University of Queensland located
in Brisbane, Australia is offering several fully funded PhD positions in
the area of Crowdsourcing and Human-in-the-loop AI to help shape the
future of data science.

Relevant research areas:
– Crowd-sourced data curation processes
– Bias in human annotated data
– Explaining bias and increasing transparency of AI by incorporating
humans in the loop
– Human-in-the-loop AI for medical decision support

The research environment available to the project is world-class. The
University of Queensland (UQ) has a strong and internationally focused
research culture. It is ranked in the top 1% of world universities in
three widely publicized international University rankings. The areas of
research in these PhD projects have a strategic fit within the
University’s existing research strengths in data science. The PhD
students will join a world-leading research group in Data Science in the
School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering. Currently
the group has 9 academic staff members (including 2 full professors, a
DECRA fellow and an Advanced Queensland Fellow), 7 research fellows and
over 40 PhD students. Members of the group have a successful track
record of publishing in top conferences and journals such as SIGIR, The
Web Conference (WWW), SIGMOD, VLDB, ICDE, and various ACM and IEEE
transactions.

Brisbane is a liveable city with great weather, vibrant green spaces,
lively bars and restaurants, world-class art galleries and premier
events. It is the third most populous city in Australia.

Company:

University of Queensland

Qualifications:

Required skills:
– Strong programming skills
– Ability to work independently
– Excellent written and oral communications skills
– Knowledge of formal research process including writing and presenting
results/findings

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About Queensland University of Technology

A research university in Brisbane, Australia