Victorian Hydrogen Hub (VH2) Impact PhD Scholarship

Hawthorn, Australia
$28,854 pa for 3 years
09 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
02 Sep 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • PhD Scholarship – ‘Advanced Data Analytics for Integrated Energy Systems’
  • Full time, fixed term position at our Hawthorn campus
  • $28,854 pa for 3 years

About the Scholarship

As part of Swinburne’s exciting Victorian Hydrogen Hub (VH2) project, we have one scholarship available for an enthusiastic student to undertake the PhD project in Advanced Data Analytics for Integrated Energy Systems as part of a core multidisciplinary research team at VH2.

Led by Swinburne University of Technology, working in partnership with CSIRO and Germany’s ARENA 2036, VH2 will bring together researchers, industry partners and business. Testing, trialling and demonstrating new and emerging hydrogen technologies, the Victorian Hydrogen Hub will support sustainable manufacturing practices and the ability to store clean energy from renewable sources, striving to create a sustainable future for all.

The successful applicant will hold a master’s degree (or Honours degree) in Computer Science, Information and Communication Technology, Information Systems, or relevant disciplines. Advanced data analytic experience (e.g., Machine Learning, Deep Learning etc.) is an essential requirement for this position.

We are seeking a person who wishes to work at the interface between advanced data analytics and innovative applications and have the aptitude to undertake solution focused research as part of a broader team.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

  • Large-scale and advanced data analytics knowledge and skills
  • 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 data analytics, machine learning, and large-scale data processing
  • Good team-working, observational, and communication skills

A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.


A master’s degree (or Honours degree) in Computer Science, Information and Communication Technology, Information Systems, or relevant disciplines

About Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

To apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing why you believe you are suitable for this position.

For further information about this role and to review the position description; please click 'apply' or click onto it at the bottom of the advert.

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on

For further information about this position, contact Dr Ali Yavari,

Applications close at 5 pm on Friday 2 September 2022.

Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

Diversity and Inclusion

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our equity and diversity website

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact Maree Norden, Diversity & Inclusion Manager at

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

For any support please contact our Aboriginal Employment Coordinator at or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan