Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Economics

Melbourne, Australia
Sunday, 20 October 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 15 December 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Business and Economics
Salary: $102,967 - $122,268 (Level B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

The Centre for Market Design (CMD) at the Department of Economics seeks to appoint a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow with an interest in market design, mechanism design, industrial organization, and/or applied microeconomics along with other associated disciplines.

The objectives of the Centre are to: (i) undertake research in market design and its associated academic disciplines; (ii) support an innovative microeconomic policy agenda with the aim of solving significant social and economic problems through the design of policy mechanisms; (iii) build capability in theory and empirics pertaining to market design. Working collaboratively with a team of leading academics, researchers, and doctoral students, the Post-Doctoral Fellow will conduct research in support of the agenda of the Centre along with developing their own research careers. Applications are sought from individuals with a variety of backgrounds and interests in market design and microeconomics, as the activities of the Centre span applied policy problems, field and lab experiments, data collection, econometric modelling, and data analysis, along with microeconomic theory.

How to apply: please do not apply via the University website. Online applications are preferred. Please only apply via the American Economic Association website at

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Applications close: 15 Dec 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time