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Dear Socnetters


The Swinburne University of Technology node of MelNet is advertising for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow:


·         Located in the Faculty of Business and Law, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

·         Academic Level A: $62,562 - $84,656 plus 17% superannuation

·         Full-time, fixed term 2 years based at the Hawthorn campus (in Melbourne)


See the position advert here (which also has a link to the full position description):


This Postdoctoral Research Fellow will primarily be engaged in research using Social Network Analysis (SNA) to investigate technical and/or social innovation. Examples of current research projects involve networks and the commercialisation of polymer technologies, innovation networks in aerospace engineering, biotechnology hubs and clusters, and improving service delivery networks for government and non-government health agencies. The successful applicant will work in the Networked Innovation group (the Swinburne node of MelNet).


The successful candidate will have a solid general understanding of the theory, method and application of SNA, with significant expertise in at least one of these three domains. Significant expertise may include, but not be limited to, knowledge of Exponential Random Graph Models (ERGM) and Stochastic Actor Oriented Models (SAOM), network visualisation techniques, other statistical network techniques, network data collection, network and organisational theory, network consulting with industry, programming, and more general network analysis skills.


If you have any queries about the position that are not covered in the position description, please do not hesitate to be in touch with me (Dean Lusher) on [log in to unmask] or +61 (0)3 9214 5934.




Associate Professor Dean Lusher

ARC Future Fellow

Associate Director | Centre for Transformative Innovation

Faculty of Business and Law

Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

T: +61 3 9214 5934 E: [log in to unmask]

W: www.swinburne.edu.au/melnet


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