Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow in Human Centred Computing
Monash University Faculty of Information Technology

Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow

Job No.: 628351

Location: Caufield campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $103,153 - $122,495 pa Level B / $126,360 - $145,702 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

Monash University strongly advocates diversity & inclusion, equality, fairness and openness. We fully support the gender equity principles of the Athena SWAN Charter and invite you to join us in celebrating women in STEMM.

The Opportunity

There is an exciting opportunity for a Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow to join the Department of Human Centred Computing within the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University. In this role you will work closely with the Digital Energy Futures research team, collaborating with the two Chief Investigators, Research Fellow, PhD Candidate, Project Officer and the three Partner Organisations.

As a Research Fellow your project involves engaging in and delivering industry-focused qualitative and digital and design ethnographic research in Victoria and NSW, and may include preparing reports, video documentaries, presentations and briefing papers tailored for the energy industry. You will also have the opportunity to lead on and co-author research publications, conference papers and presentations at industry events, and deliver essential fieldwork involving design ethnography scenario innovation workshops with energy consumers in Victoria and NSW. You may also be involved in other projects within the Energy Futures research program, and/or lead or contribute to the writing of project proposals and grant applications for future funding on energy research.

If you are successful as a Level B or Level C research-only academic you will be expected to make independent or original contributions to the research effort within the Digital Energy Futures project of which you are a part. You will play a major role in research including the exercise of some leadership in research.

To be successful in this role you must have either a doctoral qualification in a social science or design discipline area or equivalent qualifications or research experience (e.g. sociology, anthropology, geography). Your previous experience will include working with industry or non-academic partners, including demonstrated ability to produce research outputs and materials tailored towards a non-academic audience. You will also have experience supervising, mentoring and coaching research staff and major honours or postgraduate students within the discipline. Your advanced computer skills specific working with a range of analytical software such as NVIVO and your interpersonal and communication skills will be central to your role.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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Professor Sarah Pink, Faculty of Information Technology,

Position Description

Download File Research Fellow - Level B

Download File Senior Research Fellow - Level C

Closing Date

Monday 31 January 2022, 11:55pm AEDT

Please note: Monash University will be closed from 23 December 2021 until 3 January 2022 inclusive.

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