Research Fellow in Economics
Monash University, Department of Economics

Research Fellow - Department of Economics

Job No.: 599880

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 2-year Fixed-term appointmentu

Remuneration: $97,203 - $115,429 pa Level B (plus 17% Employer Superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

The Monash Business School are among the 1% of business schools worldwide to be awarded ‘triple accreditation’ by the major global business school accreditation bodies – AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. The Department of Economics is one of the foundation departments of Monash University. The Department has a strong research profile and vibrant research culture, underpinned by our philosophy that a rapidly changing world requires adaptable analytical skills. We are one of Australia’s leading economics departments and proudly provide specialist advice to government and private sector bodies in Australia and internationally. In Experimental Economics, Monash Business School is placed in the top 10 in the world.

The Role

The Department is seeking two Research Fellows (Post-docs) to carry out research within the field of diversity and inclusion. You will make original contributions to the research effort and play a major role in field research and the administration of projects and the acquisition of grants.

About You

You will have a PhD in a relevant field or be within a few months of completion. You will have an in-depth understanding of, and be passionate in, the field of diversity and inclusion, with a strong background in experimental and/or empirical research, excited to conduct applied work, and be highly motivated to form research collaborations with organisations.

We offer competitive compensation, a discretionary research budget and a stimulating working environment in a top-ranked institution in Australia. The remuneration is negotiable within the Level B Research Fellow range, and is also dependent on the status of your PhD. Appointments will be for up to two academic years, with flexible starting dates.

All applicants must supply all of the below documents:

  • CV 
  • A statement of Research Interest
  • A Research Sample
  • Names and email addresses of minimum 2 references

For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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Professor Andreas Leibbrandt, Professor, Department of Economics,

Position Description

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Closing Date

Sunday 2 February 2020, 11:55 pm AEDT


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