2x PhD Scholarships in Systems for Automated Decision-Making at RMIT, Melbourne

At RMIT University, we seek students to develop new approaches to fairness, actionable explainability, or socially considerate evaluation of ADM in recommender, search, or other ML based systems.
We have two PhD scholarships for new candidates to work with Mark Sanderson, Falk Scholer, Flora Salim, Jeffrey Chan, and Damiano Spina in the new Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence in Automated Decision Making and Society. https://www.admscentre.org.au/ 
For more information about the projects, please contact us.

Value and duration
$31,260 per annum for three years (research only) with a possible extension of six months (full time).

Number of scholarships available

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
•	have first-class honours or 2A honours or equivalent or a Masters by research degree in a relevant discipline of Computer Science
•	be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or an international student meeting the minimum English language requirements;
•	provide evidence of good oral and written communication skills;
•	demonstrate the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team;
•	meet RMIT’s entry requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy

How to apply
To apply, please submit the following documents to Mark Sanderson (mark.sanderson@rmit.edu.au):
•	a cover letter (research statement)
•	a copy of electronic academic transcripts
•	a CV that includes any publications/awards and the contact details of 2 referees.

For international applicants, evidence of English proficiency may be required.
Prospective candidates will be invited to submit a full application for admission to the PhD (Computer Science) DR221.
Scholarship applications will only be successful if prospective candidates are provided with an offer for admission.

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