RMIT University invites applications for the PhD Scholarship in Automated Decision Making (ADM) and Chinese Society in Australia for the 2023/24 academic year.
This scholarship is available for an interdisciplinary project to explore the social implications of automated decision-making (ADM) technologies and systems in the Chinese context. The research project will examine new (or renewed), emerging, or hidden dynamics and politics of the Chinese society. This is as they respond to, live with or resist such ADM technologies and systems in their everyday life.
Worth of Award
- a stipend of $32,841 per annum pro rata (full-time study), with a possible extension of six months.
- an RTP International Tuition Fee Offset Scholarship (RIFOS) or a RMIT Research International Tuition Fee Scholarship (RRITFS).
- paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.
- all local candidates, Australian and New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of Australia are provided with an RTP Fee Offset scholarship. Applicants in receipt of an RTP Fee Offset scholarship are not required to pay tuition fees for the maximum duration of their candidature.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
- Have a first-class Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (e.g., information science, sociology, digital humanities, digital health, computer science, information systems, user experience design)
- Have strong social research (quantitative/qualitative) AND/OR humanities research skills
- Provide evidence of strong oral and written communication skills
- Demonstrate an ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary research team
- Meet RMIT University’s entry requirements for the Higher Degree by Research programs
- The scholarship is open to both domestic and international applicants, but the applicant must be living in Australia upon commencement of the PhD
How to Apply
To apply, please submit the following documents:
- A cover letter
- A research statement of 1-2 pages, outlining the research problem and research questions to be studied, proposed methodology/methods, and brief reference list
- A copy of electronic academic transcripts
- A CV that includes any publications/awards and the contact details of two referees
- Thesis (MA or Honours) and/or research publications
For international applicants, evidence of English proficiency may be required.
Deadline: Applications for the PhD Scholarship in Automated Decision Making (ADM) will close once candidates are appointed with intention to start.
Send your application to Prof Haiqing Yu ([email protected])