PhD Scholarship (Technology, Communications and Policy Lab)

at RMIT University

The Technology, Communications and Policy (TCP) Lab at the Digital Ethnography Research Centre (DERC), RMIT University is calling for expressions of interest from prospective postgraduate research students, closing 30 September 2017.

About the PhD Scholarship

The successful applicant will work on a topic closely aligned with one or more of our four priority areas:

  1. Digital inclusion
  2. Spatial and locational dynamics of communication
  3. Media and communication industry transformations
  4. Automation, trust, and social aspects of artificial intelligence


To be considered for a scholarship you must:

  • Hold (or be currently completing) a research-inclusive Masters degree, OR hold (or be currently completing) a first class honours degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Meet RMIT's entry requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy
  • Be an Australian/New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident

Stipend: $30,000 p.a. (F.T.)

How to apply

To submit an application please apply via our careers portal and enter in job number #558273.

Within your application, please address the cover letter TCP Lab Director, Professor Julian Thomas. Include with your email:

  • Current CV including educational qualifications
  • Brief statement outlining your proposed topic and which priority area it is aligned to

Closing date: 1st October 2017 (11pm)

For further information please contact Hannah Withers on

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