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Researcher, Artificial Intelligence and Data Analysis job with RMIT UNIVERSITY

  • Full-time, fixed-term position until December 2022, in first instance
  • Academic level B + 17% retirement pension and flexible working arrangements
  • Based on the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based on other University campuses

About you

As a Researcher, AI and Data Analytics, you will work with research teams and partnerships in the new Enterprise AI and Data Analytics hub. You will be expected to undertake research activities consistent with the College and Hub research strategy. The position will conduct independent and/or team research that has significant impact in the area of ​​their specialization and will be nationally recognized as influential in expanding knowledge of their relevant discipline.

Your main role will be to plan, develop and engage in high-quality research projects that are aligned with the research areas of the College and the Hub. You will integrate research expertise into the life of the College through the development of high-quality, productivity-focused research networks across RMIT and with local and national, internal and external partners. You will be required to engage in high quality research projects, successfully attract research funds and produce high quality results.

To be successful in this position, you will have at a minimum:

  • PhD or equivalent in a relevant field.
  • Emerging professional experience and recognition of quality research results in the field of artificial intelligence and/or data analytics, which will contribute to the strategic focus areas of the Hub to improve the capabilities of SMEs, as evidenced by the publications, development of new research initiatives, competitive research funding and industry linkages.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise higher degree by research candidates.
  • Ability to network effectively with colleagues and generate alternative funding projects through effective liaison with industry and government.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills appropriate to interact with higher degree by research candidates, staff and industry, as well as a strong commitment to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaboration.

Please note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a child labor check.

About the hub

The Enterprise AI and Data Analytics Hub is a newly created research structure within the College of Business & Law. The Hub’s mission is to undertake research in analytics and AI, ensure effective translation of these technologies into various business problems, and provide tailored training in analytics and artificial intelligence. for industry. The Hub will bring together capabilities from across the College, providing companies with a one-stop-shop for business savvy-based AI and analytics capabilities, including areas such as accounting and finance, marketing , human resources management, supply chain, etc. Collectively, our work will advance the communities we serve in realizing a thriving digital economy over the next decade.

As a Hub staff member, you will have the opportunity to work as a team with a range of stakeholders and issues, including opportunities to contribute to the College’s strategic plans and vision. Growing with the Hub, your role will have a voice in the directions and projects to be pursued, giving you the satisfaction of taking ownership of the Hub’s development.

To apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the “Apply” link below. A separate response to the main selection criteria indicated in the job description is also required when submitting your application.

For more information, please see the job description below or contact Kok-Leong Ong – Head of Department, Information Systems via email at [email protected]

Applications closed Wednesday 4and May at 11:59 p.m.

About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and business with more than 95,000 students and 10,000 employees worldwide. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational, and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our goal is to provide life-changing experiences for our students and help shape the world through research, innovation, education and industry engagement. With strong relationships with industry forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains essential to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

Our culture

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Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and communicate with each other.

Our people make everything possible at the University. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to generate positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, preparing them for life and work. You will be part of a productive and collaborative team, which values ​​working relationships and results through open and inclusive planning, continuous sharing of information and transparent work practices.

Bring your whole being to work

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RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

RMIT is a disability confident recruitment team and we are happy to tailor the recruitment process to your accessibility needs. Please contact us at [email protected] with your preferred type of communication and we will contact you as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child-safe organization. We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing our employees, regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications from all sectors of the community are encouraged and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Please note that while we are still accepting applications from anyone interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19 we are currently prioritizing applications from those who currently have employment rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak:

Vaccination requirements

The COVID-19 Compulsory Vaccination (Workers) Guidelines, made under the Public Health and Welfare Act 2008 (Vic) and as amended and replaced from time to time (Guidance), affect all persons employed or engaged to perform work by RMIT.

As such, RMIT job offers are conditional on the candidate being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt and providing satisfactory proof thereof. You can access the instructions here:

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