Data Scientist

Location: Flinders NSW

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Work unit/function:
Inst of Sustainable Industries & Liveable Cities
Academic Level B
Employment type:
Hours per week::
Salary range:
$97,176 - $115,396 per annum plus 17% employer superannuation
P&C Recruiter:
Scordo, Caterina
Recruitment contact no.:
(03) 9919 5310
Closing date:
Closing time:
9:00 am
Responses required?:
Job advertisement:
Internal and external

Data Scientist

This is a full time (36.75 hours per week) position at an Academic Level B, $97,176 - $115,396 per annum plus 17% employer superannuation. This is a fixed term contract until 31 May 2023.

  • Work in a high performing and motivated team
  • Work with a dynamic and professional team using your experience to the max
  • The position is located at our City Flinders Campus.

About the role

The central purpose of this position is to provide research support and expert analysis within the centre. The position will require high-level skills in data search and identification, and in the assembly and analysis of large databases, as well as the ability to interpret and meaningfully analyse data in the context of the particular investigation. It also requires an ability to work independently and creatively to solve the often complex problems that arise in the course of the analysis.

About the person

Experience in working in comparable organisations in the public or private sectors, and knowledge of the professional and organisational challenges that arise in such contexts. Commercial experience in the energy industry would be highly valuable, e.g. NEM, electricity distributors, generators. 1-3 years’ experience in data science and strong skills with Python. Experience in Academia not required.


An example of duties you may perform will include:

  • Processing of structured and unstructured data
  • Present information using data visualisation techniques
  • Document clearly the main characteristics of the various databases.


  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements available
  • Paid study leave
  • On-site gym and more!

How to apply

For a position description click here.

Applications must be submitted as a single document comprising:

  • A cover letter
  • Your curriculum vitae/resume, and
  • Your responses to the selection criteria listed in the position description.

Note: Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

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