The University of Technology Sydney has a bold vision to be a world-leading
university of technology. We are a dynamic and innovative university in
central Sydney, consistently ranked the top young university in Australia.
The UTS Connected Intelligence Centre (CIC) is an
innovation centre whose mission is to build the university?s capacity to
gain insights from analytics in learning, teaching, research and business
operations. CIC is located in the heart of Sydney at the UTS City campus.
This position provides all the opportunities you would expect in an
advanced learning analytics lab: a data-intensive mindset in the
university?s senior leadership; Masters and PhD student supervision
opportunities; grant writing experience; authentic testbeds; national and
international travel; advanced computing infrastructure; an informal but
high energy, creative team culture.
CIC is developing Learning Analytics for higher order learning, and UTS
offers many testbeds for investigating the potential of Academic Writing
Analytics <https://utscic.edu.au/tools/awa/> (AWA), providing datasets and
a community of practitioners and researchers who will work with CIC.
The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will develop the AWA R&D program and
software, bringing a distinctive combination of skills, at the intersection
of programming, text analytics, educational theory and learning design.
This position provides the springboard for a highly motivated researcher to
establish an international profile in an area of critical importance to
both educators and employers: the ability to think critically, and make
that thinking visible in one?s writing as coherent reflection and
The successful candidate will bring excellent interpersonal skills to work with non-technical academics, as well as technical skills to design language technology services, and interact with colleagues who bring cloud, web application development and user interface design skills.
You will also bring in-depth knowledge of research into the teaching and assessment of academic writing, and technical expertise in the use of language technologies.
How to apply:
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