Research Fellow, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research

Melbourne, Australia
Oct 12, 2021
End of advertisement period
Dec 31, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Work type: Continuing

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Faculty of Business and Economics

Department/School: Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research

Salary: $107,547 - $127,707 (Level B)

Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super

The Melbourne Institute: Applied Economic & Social Research, a research only department in the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne seeks an enthusiastic, motivated labour economist with research expertise in applied (empirical) economic and social research. The successful candidate expected to demonstrate strong applied (empirical) econometric skills.

The position is being offered on a continuing (tenure-track) basis contingent upon research funding. Confirmation of continuing status (granting of tenure) is to occur within five years of initial appointment. This position is partly funded by the Melbourne node of the Centre of Excellence on Children and Families over the Life Course” or Life Course Centre (LCC). 

The Research Fellow position suits applicants who are about to complete their PhD or have recently completed their PhD. Candidates should possess strong applied econometric skills (especially as applied to the analysis of longitudinal survey data and cross-section and panel administrative data) with evidence of or the potential to publish in leading general and field-specific economics journals. Applicants should also have a genuine interest in engaging in policy-relevant research and in disseminating this research to a broad range of audiences.

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY via the University website. Applications should be submitted online through the Econ Job Market website –

Position Description Download File 0026054_PD_Research_Fellow.pdf

Applications close: 31 Dec 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time