Careers

Passionate about a clean energy future? Be part of a dynamic and committed team working with Industry and Partners to create a flourishing low carbon Australia, where energy research improves quality of life and boosts energy productivity. RACE for 2030 is an industry led collaborative research centre committed to accelerate the transition of Reliable, Affordable, Clean Energy by 2030. Established in 2020 with $68.5 million of Commonwealth funding, along with our Partners we will invest a total of $350 million of resources over 10 years to catalyse lower energy costs and a substantial reduction in carbon emissions.

Why Join Us?

You’ll belong to a diverse community where every day you are encouraged to be yourself and supported to grow professionally and as a person.

We employ the best within the energy market…

Our Core Values

We listen to the people’s voice

Speak from the heart

Translate passion into action

We build together

Seek impact through innovation

Working at RACE for 2030

At RACE for 2030 you’ll rub shoulders with some of the brightest, most passionate people in the energy business.

Our people are the foundation of our success. We employ, retain and develop talent from a diverse range of experiences and perspectives. We are committed to fostering a culture of innovation – one that will help us solve the energy challenges of tomorrow.

What our team say

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Seamas Kenny
Project Development & Commercialisation Manager

I have always liked to feel the work I do and the people I work with help shape the future. At RACE we have the passion, purpose and dedication to support Australia’s energy transition to a cleaner, greener future through collaborative research and knowledge share, and that is something I am proud to be a part of. 

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Dorota Bacal
Capacity Builder

“At RACE, we embrace the power of partnerships and cross-sectoral collaboration between Australian businesses in academia to tackle the greatest challenges of our age. It’s a great place to be!”

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Greg Morrison
Program Leader, RACE for Everyone

The energy system is undergoing a transition, the like of which we have not seen for more than a hundred years. RACE is providing research that enables the full benefits of this transition to renewable decentralised energy and it is an honour to be part of this. 

Benefits at RACE for 2030

A career with us is more than just a competitive salary. We support our staff with a range of employment benefits, development programs and career opportunities.

Whether it’s assisting your career progression, offering flexible working arrangements, or building your professional skills, we’re focused on rewarding your contribution.

Open Vacancies

RACE for 2030 is constantly working to maintain and improve our inclusive, friendly workplace. We pride ourselves that both applicants and our people receive unbiased treatment without discrimination on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, race or any other protected characteristic. Talented people are talented people.

RACE for 2030 Non-Executive Directors
The RACE for 2030 CRC Board invites nominations from suitably qualified candidates to fill two Non-Executive Director positions.

These are remunerated positions for three-year terms. Nominations close July 23rd. here.

Industry PhD Scholarship Opportunities 

We are proud to announce the first 8 scholarships for Industry PhD projects across the CRC’s research priority areas. The Industry PhD Program is engaging industry and universities to train the future workforce through practical, demand driven research projects.

These demand-driven, industry supported PhD scholarships are now open for applications in the areas of:

  • Net zero buildings
  • Customer trust in the energy sector
  • Off-grid Indigenous community microgrids
  • Green hydrogen solutions for the home
  • Smart charging for EVs
  • DER microgrids
  • Retrofitting housing stock
  • Tariffs for residential and industrial customers

A scholarship of $38,000 per year for 3 years will be provided to the successful candidate to work on the industry-identified problem with our partner Universities. An additional $3,000 per year will be available for research related expenses.

Further information can be found here.

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