Expression of Interest - PhD Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science for Social Good

Monash University

Australia

October 31, 2022

Description

Expression of Interest - PhD Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence and

Data Science for Social Good

Job No.: 641616

Location : Clayton and Caulfield campuses

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year and 6-month fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $30,000 plus a top-up of $8,000 per annum for up to 3.5 years and a further $3,000 per annum in travel support. The scholarship also covers one-off relocation expenses and up to $16,700 Overseas Health Insurance Cover for international students.

The Opportunity

The Monash Data Futures Institute is developing a community of outstanding critical thinkers with a deep understanding of social, scientific and policy issues, along with training in advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data science.

The Institute brings together leading cross-disciplinary expertise, international partnerships and one of the largest cohorts of AI and data science researchers in the Asia-Pacific. Using data-driven AI, we are enhancing governance and policy, sustainable development and health sciences.

To further our commitment to this vision, we are introducing one of the most generous and prestigious PhD scholarships of any university in Australia. With a highly competitive stipend, this scholarship aims to support a community of future thought leaders addressing some of the most pressing global challenges through the advancement of AI and data science.

About the Scholarship

The scholarship offers $30,000 plus a top-up of $8,000 per annum for up to 3.5 years and a further $3,000 per annum in travel support. It also covers one-off relocation expenses and up to $16,700 Overseas Health Insurance Cover for international students.

Graduate research students receiving the Monash Data Futures Institute PhD Scholarship learn from leading experts from across the Humanities, Science, Technology and Medicine fields. Students in this program become pioneers at the intersection of data science, AI and the human experience. The skills acquired are transferable across education, corporate, and government sectors, enabling graduates to apply their training to a broad spectrum of career paths.

Candidate Requirements

Outstanding students with an excellent academic track record and a strong interest in AI and data science are invited to submit an Expression of Interest.

Applicants need to provide evidence of qualifications equivalent to a First Class Honours 1 (H1), relevant research training experience and English- language proficiency skills , in addition to the minimum qualifications for standard entry admission to undertake a PhD at Monash University.

Scholarship holders must be enrolled full time and on campus. Applicants who already hold a PhD will not be considered.

Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI)

Please visit the Monash Data Futures Institute PhD Scholarships for a complete list of PhD projects available, and to submit your EOI.

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed and the successful candidate(s) will receive an Invitation to Apply for admission.

Enquiries

For more information please contact the Monash Data Futures Team via email at datafutures@monash.edu

Closing Date

Monday 31 October 2022, 11:55 pm AEDT

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