Are you interested in a seconded role to help shape and enhance digital research at Melbourne?

Melbourne University prides itself as being a leader in research and invests heavily to provide digital and computational support for research. Based in Chancellery, the Digital Research Academic Convenorship team (DRAC) helps provide an academic voice into University digital strategy and capability, provides capability awareness back to faculties and researchers and facilitates the resolution of complex technical and infrastructure challenges. 

The DRAC encompasses strategic programs, infrastructure, and initiatives at the University of Melbourne to enable, enhance, and empower digital research and compute capability, strategy, and resources. DRAC is an outcome of Petascale Campus.

The DRAC team has an opening for a level C or D academic 0.4FTE until December 2024 Academic Convenor – Research and Data Computing. This position offers a compelling opportunity to work at the intersection of technology and academia, driving innovation and fostering interdisciplinary collaborations that will have a lasting impact on research across a wide range of disciplines. The team defines focus areas based on need and member expertise. If you work or see challenges in research at Melbourne utilising digital technologies then this may be an opportunity for you to make a difference.

Learn more about the DRAC at our new website, Empowering Digital Research @ Melbourne.


Applications close 09 Feb 2024 11.55pm AEDT