Research Fellow - Social Impacts of Hydrogen Technology
Swinburne University of Technology
Full time, fixed term position until 30th June 2022 located at the Victorian Hydrogen Hub, Clayton
About the Job
Led by Swinburne University of Technology, working in partnership with CSIRO and Germany’s ARENA 2036, the Victorian Hydrogen Hub (VH2) project 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.
A specific focus of this Post-Doctoral Fellowship is on the range of human and social factors (e.g., community attitudes and engagement, trust and social licence to operate, etc.) that are involved in the creation and use of consumer and industry-related hydrogen technologies and the establishment of new industries and energy ecosystems.
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.
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• A PhD in Humanities or Social Sciences-relevant disciplines
• Demonstrated knowledge of qualitative research methodologies, including problem scoping, academic literature reviews, and qualitative interviewing
• Strong research project management skills, including the ability to show initiative, work independently and complete research deliverables within tight deadlines
• Experience with publication in peer-reviewed journals and writing grant applications.
A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.
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How to apply and further information
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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 Sunday 16th May 2021
Note: This position is open to candidates that are currently located within Australia and are an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold an appropriate work visa.