Hydrogen Hub Research Assistant

Swinburne University of Technology

Reference #
0549_04/21_RTR
Closing Date
23-05-2021
Salary
Full time, 12 month fixed term position located at Swinburne University of Technology in Hawthorn
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.

The Hydrogen Hub Research Assistant will work with the Capability Engine Lead and the Hydrogen Hub Community Facilitation team as part of the core multidisciplinary research and engagement team of the VH2. You will liaise across multiple sectors and with a range of communities to gather insights regarding the challenges and opportunities and relevance of the hydrogen economy.

You will assist with the collection, analysis and reporting of research data related to the program. This work includes participant recruitment, qualitative and quantitative research design and collaboration with stakeholders and relevant participants of the engagement program in Hydrogen. You will also utilize your expertise in human-centered and/or design-inspired methodologies, psychology and/or related social science research to gain insights through research and informed by the research results, consider potential applications of hydrogen relevant to the stakeholders of the community.

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 minimum of a Master’s degree in Design, Social Sciences, Psychology, Entrepreneurship or a relevant field and professional experience in research or related professional industries.
• Curiosity and appreciation for the opportunities and threats that may arise from the collision of industry and technology.
• Research skills in either academia and/or industry with skills in research design, ethics protocols, literature and best practice review, writing and editing.
• Ability to translate content and work with diverse stakeholders as part of the co-creation process.

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

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 information about this position, contact For further information about this position, please contact Pauliina Mattila via email at: pmattila@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 5pm on Sunday 23rd 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.

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