Research Masters Scholarship

Location
Melbourne, Australia
Posted
Thursday, 8 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 30 April 2021
Ref
0430_04/21_RTR
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • 5 x Masters scholarships on offer in partnership with CSIRO and ARENA2036
  • Work at the interface between technology, society, businesses and applications
  • Full time, 2 year fixed-term positions located at the Victorian Hydrogen Hub, Clayton

About the Job

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 5 Masters scholarships available for students to undertake a Master’s as part of this Australian-first international hydrogen development partnership.

The Masters 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 a minimum Bachelor’s degree with a minimum average of 65% in the final year of study. 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 Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

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.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum average of 65% in the final year of study in any field related to one or more of the themes or a Bachelor’s degree with relevant work experience
  • The ideal candidates are expected to be enthusiastic, self-motivated with a demonstrable aptitude for research and development
  • Good team-working, observational and communication skills
  • A valid working with children’s check card (or ability to obtain prior to or upon commencement).

Benefits

To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Careers at Swinburne.

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.

For further enquires please contact Alex Campbell (Project Officer, Swinburne Research Institutes) on 0438 114 337 or via email aacampbell@swin.edu.au

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au 

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact Maree Norden, Diversity & Inclusion Manager at inclusion@swin.edu.au. For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au

Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position.

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 5 pm on Friday 30th April 2021.

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