Victorian Hydrogen Hub Impact PhD
- 8 x PhD scholarships on offer in partnership with CSIRO and ARENA2036
- Drive hydrogen advancement
- Full time, 3 year fixed term positions, Clayton location
Be part of an exciting project with Victorian Hydrogen Hub (VH2) to drive hydrogen advancement in partnership with CSIRO and ARENA2036 in Germany.
About the Scholarship
Swinburne University of Technology has received funding through the Victorian Higher Education State Investment Fund to build the Victorian Hydrogen Hub (VH2) to drive hydrogen advancement in partnership with CSIRO and ARENA2036 in Germany. Jointly funded by CSIRO and Swinburne University of Technology, we have 8 Impact PhD scholarships available for students to undertake PhDs as part of this Australian-first international hydrogen development partnership.
The Impact PhD model has students forming a multidisciplinary cohort and undertaking their research studies working closely with partners. Students will have individual projects, but the group will collaborate to share knowledge, experience and contribute to solutions. A tailored training program focused on collaboration, innovation and research translation has been developed for this cohort.
The successful applicants will have an Honours or Masters degree or a combination of study and research experience. Research experience in the workplace will be viewed favourably. We are seeking people who wish to work at the interface between technology, society, businesses and applications and have the aptitude to undertake solution focused research as part of a broader team. Successful applicants will work on projects in the following themes:
- Community engagement and/ or public/ industry and consumer attitudes to hydrogen use
- The social, environmental, economic, regulatory and safety impacts of hydrogen use
- Sensors and technologies related to the implementation of hydrogen production, storage and use
- Manufacturing and related supply chains supporting the development of a hydrogen industry within Victoria
- Digital energy systems integration
- Techno-economics of energy systems and new technology
- Development of new hydrogen products and services
- Skills and education to support the development of a hydrogen industry
About Research & Development at Swinburne
Help drive real change with our Research and Development function. Swinburne University of Technology has an ambitious goal of growth in research performance and impact, as set out in our 2025 Strategic Plan – to become an internationally renowned institute in digital research, a digital disruptor and an accelerator of innovation.
To be successful in the role, you will have:
- A Bachelor degree with 1st or 2nd class honours and/or a master’s degree in any field related to one or more of the themes or a Bachelor degree with relevant work experience.
- The ideal candidates are expected to be enthusiastic, self-motivated with a demonstrable aptitude for research and development.
- Research and/ or work experience relevant to one of the themes
- Good team-working, observational and communication skills
A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.
How to apply and further information
To view the position description or to start an application please click on 'apply' or ‘begin’ and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description
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Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud of our commitment to equity and inclusion through key initiatives such as our Charter of Cultural Diversity, Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan, Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.
Applications close at 5pm on Friday 30th April 2021.