Postdoctoral Research Fellow positions at UQ

Applications closed 9 January 2023.

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This is an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to contribute to innovative research developments within data-driven value creation and transformation. Working with Centre Director Shazia Sadiq and Chief Investigators from the UQ Business School, Ida Asadi Someh, Marta Indulska, Andrew Burton-Jones, you’ll have the opportunity to work across multiple projects with industry and government partners, and gain valuable experience in working within multi-disciplinary teams.

This position will be based in the Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Information Resilience (CIRES) working across multiple projects with industry and government partners, providing a wealth of experience in multi-disciplinary teams, research planning, and industry and public sector dynamics. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work directly with the Centre’s partners, with an expected third of their time dedicated to working with partner organisations.

This is a 2 year, full-time Academic Level A position, based in the Centre headquarters at the The University of Queensland‘s beautiful St Lucia Campus in Brisbane.

  • Completion or near completion of a #PhD in Business Information Systems, or Technology Management fields
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge and experience in developing information systems or organisation-focused research models and theory
  • A track record of peer-reviewed publications in high-impact journals or premiere conferences relevant to information systems, e.g., Basket of Eight journals, ICIS, ECIS, AMCIS, and ACIS.See the full position description and how to apply:

Applications close Monday 9th January 2023.

Expert Opinion Podcast: Creating a skilled workforce in Australia

CIRES Centre Director Professor Shazia Sadiq from the UQ School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering is a fellow of the Academy and joined stephen matchett from the Campus Morning Mail on the Expert Opinion podcast to discuss the Academy’s ideas on the importance of creating a skilled workforce in Australia, and how to address STEM skills shortages.

Read the full report here:

Watch the podcast here.

PhD Scholarship, Curating Systems of Engagement

Applications closed 1 November 2022.

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PhD Scholarship, Curating Systems of Engagement at Swinburne 

Another great opportunity to join our CIRES PhD cohort! Working with Chief Investigator Paul Scifleet at Swinburne University of Technology and our research partner Astral Consulting. Be part of our exciting interdisciplinary research Centre tackling real data challenges.

Just one week to go – submit your applications! the ARC Training Centre for Information Resilience (CIRES) and Swinburne University of Technologyare seeking a highly motivated #PhD student researcher for our “Curating Systems of Engagement” project with research partner, Astral Consulting Pty Ltd.

Based in Melbourne with Chief Investigator Paul Scifleet this #PhD investigates how information from an organisation’s public systems of engagement can be captured and leveraged for advanced information and knowledge management, bringing AI/ML and human-in-the-loop approaches to curating and converting uncontrolled data into valued information assets.

Join a highly innovative team, enabling Australian organisations to achieve responsible, secure, and agile value creation from data with workforce capacity in #datascience, #datamanagement, #machinelearning and #artificialintelligence

We offer a generous scholarship package of $$34,938 per annum (indexed) and top-up scholarship from $5,000 per annum. Applications close 27th November 2022. To find out more and how to apply: Swinburne, OR LinkedIn, OR Seek,

This PhD research project investigates how information from an organisation’s public systems of engagement can be captured, developed and leveraged as information assets of value, and will contribute to methodologies for improving enterprise information and knowledge management. The research will investigate how organisations can leverage human & AI/ML approaches to curate and incorporate the uncontrolled data accumulating in an organisation’s systems of engagement into its formal systems of record.

In the CIRES program, you will work collaboratively with university and industry partner supervisors who are leading research with real world impact. Your research will build on strong foundations of responsible data management, focusing on curating data at scale and building trusted data relationships. Over the period of your degree, you will also undertake a one-year (equivalent) placement with the industry partner, Astral Consulting Services Pty Ltd, and will collaborate and participate in industry-led projects.

This PhD scholarship is based at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne. It is advantageous, but not essential, that applicants have:

  • a background in Information Systems, or Enterprise Information Management, with a computing science or similar technology background
  • a strong interest in technology and the business value of advanced data analytics, AI and machine learning
  • previous experience in business analysis, enterprise architecture and/or working with metadata, taxonomies and Information Architecture