15 September 2019.



(paid Opportunity)


PhD Scholarship in Computer Vision & Machine Learning.

Outstanding and motivated PhD candidates, with very good first Masters or honours degree in mathematics, computer science or science, are being sought to work as part of a research team on developing methods for solving a wide range of problems in computer vision and machine learning

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The University of Queensland (UQ) is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. We strive for excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Computing.
  • Engineering.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 years.

  • Three years with the possibility of two 6-month extensions in approved circumstances.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • a bachelor degree (with honours – or equivalent degree) in Computer Science or related field solid programming and algorithmic skills Or a research master’s degree.
  • Or a coursework master’s degree and an overall GPA (grade point average) equivalent to 5.65 on the 7-point UQ scale, which includes a relevant research component.
  • Or a postgraduate degree of at least one year full-time equivalent with an overall GPA (grade point average) equivalent to 5.0 on the 7-point UQ scale, together with demonstrated research experience equivalent to honours IIA will be considered for PhD entry on a case by case basis.
  • A strong background in mathematics and some programming experience is desirable for this position.
  • Students are required to produce a thesis of no more than 80,000 words, with the research representing a significant new contribution to the discipline.
  • The applicant’s degree and/or professional experience must demonstrate that the applicant’s knowledge of the discipline in which they plan to undertake their PhD is current. It is therefore expected that an applicant will have completed their tertiary studies and/or any relevant professional experience in the ten years immediately prior to their intended entry to the PhD.
  • English language proficiency requirements apply from here.


  • UQ will contact you during the assessment process to provide further information.
  • If they need you to provide additional documentation, such as a research proposal, we will let you know.
  • You may also be contacted to consider alternate supervisors or schools/institutes, particularly if you have not been in contact with your nominated supervisor prior to application.
  • Once the assessment process is complete you will be formally notified of the outcome of your application.
  • If you have applied for a UQ scholarship you will be advised of the decision at the conclusion of the scholarship round.
  • If you receive an unconditional offer of admission and/or an offer of scholarship support, you are required to formally accept or decline the offer(s) from here.

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

  • $27,596 per annum tax-free (2019 rate), indexed annually. Additional top-ups will be available for outstanding candidates.

How to Apply

First Step: send the following documents to: (Dr Wen Hua ( /Dr Guido Zuccon (

  • Cover letter, which should also highlight why you are interested in this project, and any previous relevant experience
  • CV
  • Academic transcript/s
  • Copies of published research papers where you are an author, along with a statement regarding your contribution to the paper.
  • Award certificates/testamurs for all completed post-secondary study
  • Evidence for meeting UQ’s English language proficiency requirements (which must be valid at commencement date)
  • A copy of your Passport
  • Contact details from two referees who can best comment on your prior research experience. UQ will contact your referees directly for a report, but you will need to enter their details into the application form.

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