PhD Scholarship Centre for Transforming Maintenance Through Data Science

at ARC Centre for Transforming Maintenance Through Data Science

This PhD opportunity is for engineering, mathematics, statistics and/or computer science students with an interest in being involved in data science research that has immediate relevance to industry.

Applicants should have a strong undergraduate degree and graduate/research experience in mathematics, statistics, computer science, or related disciplines within engineering. Programming experience is expected.

The Centres research focuses on three themes 1. Supporting the Maintainer through the automation of the work management stages; 2. Supporting the Engineer with the next generation of data science products, improving prediction of critical equipment failure; and, 3. Supporting the Manager by optimising maintenance scheduling and execution.

Each of these Themes has a number of associated projects identified by our industry partners. The PhD student is expected to select a Theme and project area in which to complete their research. For more information about these projects go to

The scholarship offered in this opportunity will consist of student stipend of ~AUD $30,000 to study for a PhD enrolled at either Curtin University or the University of Western Australia. Tenure is 3.0 years full-time, with the possibility of a single six-month extension.

During the tenure, the PhD student will spend a minimum of twelve months working with and supported by the Centres industry partners. The PhD student will also undertake an approved 6-month internship funded by our industry partners.

Whether you plan to move into Industry at the end of your PhD or pursue an academic career, this is an invaluable opportunity to develop a unique understanding of industry related research challenges.

How to Apply for this job

Read the Themes and associated projects in Send an Expression of Interest (EOI), reflecting your academic background and why you are interested in pursuing a PhD in this field. Include in your EOI, the theme and project you feel you are most aligned and why. The EOI should be a maximum of 500 words Please attach your CV/Resume and your academic transcripts with your EOI and send these files in PDF format on email to

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