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The Networked Innovation Group at Swinburne University of Technology (Melbourne, Australia) currently have an opportunity for a PhD Scholarship commencing in 2018. Ideal candidates for this position will take on priority topics that are detailed below. Candidates are welcome to submit a project proposal for consideration in the key research area of social Networks in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.  Potential topics, with relation to STEM education, could include the following:

·         Women and gender equity

·         Social learning within the STEM classroom

·         Families, communities, and STEM education

·         Small group interactions and classroom tasks

·         Motivation, beliefs, and attitudes

·         Teacher and student relationships

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

·         A Bachelor degree honours and/or a Research Master’s degree with H1 or 2A equivalence in a discipline relevant to psychology, sociology, education, management, anthropology, statistics, or a cognate discipline

·         International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or equivalent (e.g. Pearson Test of English (PTE) examination certificate with a minimum overall score of 6.5

·         Data analysis skills and attention to detail

Both domestic and international candidates are welcome to apply. For further information, please see the job posting and full position description here:

Located in Melbourne, Australia, Swinburne University Swinburne aims to be a leading university in science, technology and innovation, with real impact that transforms industries, shapes lives and communities. The Networked Innovation group are a world-leader in the development of cutting-edge statistical models for social network analysis, notably exponential random graph models (ERGM).

The Networked Innovation group:

[Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: UYJGTJUXDYCH]  Colin Gallagher, Ph.D. | Postdoctoral Researcher
  Centre for Transformative Innovation
  Faculty of Business and Law | Swinburne University of Technology
  Ph +61 3 9214 3792 | [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> | @CTIswinburne<>

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