Conduct research focused on the range of human and social factors that are
involved in the creation and use of consumer and industry-related hydrogen
Full time, fixed-term position until Nov 2023 at our Hawthorn campus
Academic Level B salary + 17% super with flexible working options
About the Role
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.
To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key
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
Experience with publication in peer-reviewed journals and writing grant
High level of oral and written communication skills in dealing with
contacts in the outside business and industry environment
Knowledge of quantitative and/or mixed method research methodologies
including problem scoping, academic literature reviews, quantitative data
analysis is highly desirable.
A PhD in Humanities or Social Sciences-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.
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Applications Close: Friday, 7 October 2022 at 5pm.
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Equity and Diversity
Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of
our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For
further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity
We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
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Strait Islander people.
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