Research Fellow in Process Mining

Melbourne, Australia
20 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
19 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Melbourne School of Engineering
Department/School: School of Computing and Information Systems
Salary: $102,967 - $122,268 (Level B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

About Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE)

Our MSE story is one of hard work, great people and progressive thinking, all driven by a passion to meet our students needs and have them at the heart of every decision we make.

MSE is transforming and future-proofing the school, guided by Growing Esteem (the University’s strategic plan) and MSE 2025, the 10-year strategic plan. With an expected investment of around $1 billion we are working hard across student experience, research, increased and a diversified footprint and a greater impact and engagement with industry, government and communities. Our goal is to become the number 1 Engineering & Computing and Information Systems (CIS) School and be placed among the world’s best by 2025.

The Opportunity – School of Computing and Information Systems

With a fresh new Business Process Management (BPM) team only formed last year, yet with a solid experience developed over more than a decade of high-calibre research in BPM and related areas, the team are looking to further establish themselves as the world leading BPM team. We are now seeking a Research Fellow to join them on their journey, to work in the areas of process mining and business process intelligence. In this three-year fixed-term opportunity you will work closely with our leading Researchers in their respective field.

The Team

The BPM team carry out innovative, impactful research of strategic importance to the School of Computing and Information Systems, within the full spectrum of process mining research, including topics such as automated process discovery, performance mining, conformance checking, process variants analysis, and predictive and prescriptive process monitoring. The team has attracted significant research grants, presented their work in prestigious conferences and journals, and obtained numerous best paper awards. The team also benefits from a wide industry network both in Australia and overseas, through which they entertain a number of industry collaborations leading real-life impact, including significant technology transfer.

The Role

In this three-year fixed-term role, a typical day will see you drive research, run prototypes, write research papers, evaluate and publish your research, in a collaborate effort with other members of the team. You will have the opportunity to lead research that contributes to and enhances the BPM Team’s major research themes and supports growth and knowledge in process mining and business process intelligence. 

Your profile:

Having completed, or near completion, of a PhD in Computer Science, Information Systems or a relevant discipline, you will have demonstrated experience in process mining and business process intelligence.  With expert knowledge and ability in programming, you will have established experience in designing and developing software prototypes for research purposes.  You have a demonstrated ability to extract meaningful insights from large and complex datasets, and to think analytically and creatively in identifying emergent patterns

You demonstrate the ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary research team plus the motivation and discipline to carry out autonomous research.  Your outstanding communication skills are reflected in your ability engage students and a variety of industry, research and government stakeholders

If you’re curious, motivated and ready to leap into a role in a growing team, we’re ready to open our doors to you.

How to Apply

Apply online and upload your Cover Letter and Resume.

You are not required to address the selection criteria for this position.

About The University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, holding the number 1 spot in Australia and classified among the top 32 universities globally (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018). We are globally engaged, renowned for delivering learning & teaching programs, we are deeply connected to business, government and the community through our research and impact, all to achieve and contribute to a better society which helps transform our lives.

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Applications close: 19 Jul 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time