Call for PhD Candidates

Candidates apply to Phd Program at HCMUT and will be reviewed based on criteria of UTS program. Potential candidates wil be recommended to UTS by HCMUT commitee. For more information, contact A/Prof. Pham Tran Vu (

Call for Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Generous salary packages and exceptional working conditions are on offer to help foster career success for early career researchers with outstanding publication records.We are now recruiting two Postdoc and Research Fellows at UTS-HCMUT JTIRC.

Key focus areas (but not limited to):

  • Cyber security
  • Smart city
  • Internet of Things
  • Electronics
  • Semiconductor

These positions have a key role in providing academic, research and professional guidance and in developing and promoting research and industry engagement activities, which include:

  • Carry out cutting-edge research in JTIRC areas of strength
  • Establish effective research collaborations with both industrial and academic partners
  • Prepare research funding proposals
  • Secure industry funding for projects
  • Publish papers and reports in highly-ranked journals and outlets
  • Participate in and present at research seminars, conferences, and workshops.
  • Co-supervision and administration of joint PhD students
  • Administrative tasks associated with research projects.

Key Performance Indicators include publications in high-quality outlets, successful research funding proposals, and industry engagement to secure funding for scholarships, projects, and executive training.

Candidate profile:

  • PhD degree in a related discipline
  • Research experience with a good record of outcomes, such as publications, IP generation, engagement with industry, and successful grants
  • Demonstrated capacity to work independently, an ability to analyse and solve problems.
  • Determination to overcome obstacles to achieve goals.
  • Strong drive to achieve academic and real-world impact.
  • Honest, hardworking, ability to work in a team.
  • Awareness of context together with an ability to work with strong attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Clear understanding of the need to document and to work systematically and reproducibly.

These appointments will be fixed-term continuing for 3 years with HCMUT. The positions will have honorary affiliation to UTS Faculty of Engineering and IT. The monthly base salary is approximately AUD$1,500 plus annual flight allowances for travel to Sydney, as well as conference travel grants. The position is expected to provide high level supervision of research students in the JTIRC, and will also act as project leader for industry grants and projects.

The positions will report to the JTIRC co-directors with direct-line reporting to Associate Professor Pham Tran Vu, Vice-Dean, Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering, HCMUT and dotted-line reporting to Professor Eryk Dutkiewicz, Head of School, School of Electrical and Data Engineering, UTS.

UTS has a target for 40% of academic positions in STEMM to be filled by women by 2022. The JTIRCs are committed to this target and strongly support the career development of women in academia. We strongly encourage women to apply for these postdoctoral research fellow positions.

Contact A/Prof. Pham Tran Vu ( for more information.

Call for Industry Partnership

To be updated