Data61 PhD Scholarships - Canberra Australian Capital Territory Australia

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Data61 PhD scholarships
Data61 PhD scholarships

The Opportunity
We have a range of exciting opportunities available for PhD students who are passionate about science and engineering in the digital and data sciences.>Enhance your PhD studies and kickstart your research career with a PhD studentship at CSIRO-s Data61, the dedicated data and digital arm of Australia-s national science agency.> Work with talented people on projects aimed at solving the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology.r> Build your skills, apply your knowledge and deepen your skillset to design and solve complex research problems.>

Life at CSIRO-s Data61
CSIRO-s Data61 is home to one of the largest collections of research and development expertise on artificial intelligence AI and data science in the world.a61 is at the forefront of digital science and innovation.CSIRO-s Data61 you can immerse yourself in an inclusive culture where a diversity of minds and views are welcomed.>

Data61 PhD students work closely with their Data61 PhD supervisors and research teams on projects aligned to Data61-s research goals.dents are enrolled in a PhD at an Australian university and university supervisors also provide supervision and support throughout the program.>

Graduates from our scholarship program are equipped with skills and knowledge for a wide range of careers in science, engineering and research and have gone on to roles in tech companies, businesses, universities and research institutes.duates continue to connect with CSIRO through our alumni network.>

We deliver a diverse, inclusive and flexible working environment where our people are supported and our teams are empowered to come up with digital and data solutions with impact.>

Overview of who we are looking for-
We are looking for exceptional candidates across a range of research areas.want diverse and creative scholars who are excited about being part of socially impactful research.ject details are in the research projects list link.>

Students should

be able to demonstrate academic and research excellence
have a high level of written and oral communication skills to the Australian university standard
collaborate effectively and proactively as a team member
have demonstrated carrying out research projects individually or in teams.>

Students be based at various locations across Australia.>

Who is eligible to apply-
are only open to

domestic and international students who are currently residing in Australia; or
international students overseas at the time of application, who already hold a visa to study in Australia.>

To be eligible you must have

A first-class honours H1 Bachelor-s degree or equivalent in the relevant research area completed or near completion;
Applied for admission to a PhD program at an Australian university or be a student enrolled in their first 12 months of study in a PhD program at an Australian University;
A university supervisor who confirms they are willing and able to supervise you;
Not already hold a PhD>

Important note
If you have already commenced your PhD studies, you must be less than 12 months into your PhD on- .dents who are awarded a base stipend from their university will be considered for top-up scholarships from CSIRO-s Data61.>

Successful candidates

Will be required to obtain and provide a National Police Check or equivalent.> International applicants must have the appropriate immigration approvals to allow them to take up the scholarship.> Must be residing in Australia in order to commence their PhD and take up the scholarship between 1 - 30 .>

Please see FAQs link if you have any questions regarding the above eligibility

The scholarship-
Successful candidates receive a scholarship package including

A stipend at the Research Training Program RTP base rate rate $28,854 pa-and/or a Top-up scholarship of $10, per annum.> Benefits of up to $5, learning and development funding over the term of the scholarship with the use of these funds
being at the discretion of CSIRO and the student's university supervisor.> Access to national research infrastructure, tools and resources to further enhance your research capability.> A maximum scholarship term of 3.ars less any time lapsed in PhD if you are already enrolled and commenced studies at the university.>

Assessment criteria
will be assessed on

Academic calibre of the student
-The quality of the student is critical to the assessment of a scholarship and candidates must have a relevant first-class honours or equivalent degree from a recognised university students near the completion of their honours year will be asked to demonstrate evidence of first-class honours upon receiving final grades.r> Research potential of the student
-The student must be able to demonstrate research potential to carry out the nominated research project including required research knowledge, literacy and skills.> Evidence of skills and capability required to carry out the advertised project
-The student should demonstrate through their application the required skills, knowledge and experience for the particular project.>

Please note the relevance of the selected university supervisor-s research background and their willingness to supervise the student in collaboration with the CSIRO-s Data61 supervisor should also be made clear by the student, as follow up references and confirmations will be actioned in the selection process./p>

Where to from here-

How to Apply
Applicants apply to a maximum of two projects two preferences. details of the research projects that be undertaken, please view-the research projects list-link-Note
Some projects listed not proceed.>

require the following documentation

Cover Letter
Resume/Curriculum Vitae CV
Academic Transcripts

Information about these documents is outlined below.didates be required to provide at least two referees preferably academic referees upon request.>

In the online application system, you will be required to submit your application in the following order

In the -Resume/CV- field attach your Cover Letter and Resume/CV as one document.> In the -Cover Letter- field attach your Academic Transcripts.> In the -Education- section select your university from the Educational Institute list.r>

without the required documentation or who submit documentation in the incorrect application fields will be considered incomplete and will not be assessed.ceived Please apply through this site.l be deleted.>

Curriculum Vitae CV
Your CV provides an overview of your educational and employment history and your skills. should include

Educational history
List all degrees studied in your educational history, indicating the name of the degree, university, years studied and GPA if completed a thesis as part of your degree, provide its title, the and list your supervisor/s.>

Employment history
List your employer, your role, duration of employment, duties and achievements.>

List any awards received throughout your tertiary study or employment.not provide/attach evidence of awards, for example certificates.>

Provide a list of publications that have been accepted or published.not list publications that are submitted.not attach publications/papers to your application.not attach your Masters or Honours theses./p>

Other information
You provide other information in the CV that you think is relevant to your assessment, for example, information about research interests, research project experience, or key skills such as coding.p>

Academic Transcripts
Provide official transcripts for all university studies as pdf documents, including degrees not completed or abandoned.vide translated documents where transcripts are in a language other than English.ure scans are legible.not provide transcripts from high school, testamurs/degree certificates or award certificates.>

Flexible Working Arrangements
We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options forsho w, when and where you work.k to us aboutsho w this role could be flexible for you.p>

Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable

Minimal experience: Unspecified

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