Lecturer, Econometrics and Business Statistics

Melbourne, Australia
12 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time 
Duration: Continuing appointment
Remuneration: $95,297 - $113,166 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 Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, one of seven academic departments in the Monash Business School, comprises approximately 47 academic staff with particular strengths in data visualisation and analytics, statistics, time series analysis, forecasting, actuarial science, econometric theory and methods and applied econometrics

In the Excellence in Research for Australia assessment conducted by the Australian Research Council in 2015, Monash University received a rank of 5, which is the highest possible rank, in both Econometrics and Statistics. The Monash Business School is also in the top 10% of institutions in Econometrics as ranked by IDEAS (a Research Papers in Economics service maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, USA), meaning that the Department appears among the best institutions in the world. 

Business Analytics is a well-established discipline in the Department with an undergraduate degree that incorporates a major in business analytics holding accreditation by the Statistical Society of Australia and plans to introduce a Master of Business Analytics. The department has a high level of engagement with industry practitioners as well as nationally and internationally recognised research activities.

The department is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and enthusiastic Lecturer to join a highly motivated team at the Clayton campus.

As a candidate for the Lecturer position, you will;

  • Have a PhD, or near complete PhD in statistics or a closely-related discipline
  • A strong research background with commitment to publish in top-tier journals
  • Some experience in teaching in a tertiary environment and
  • Possess a high level of interpersonal skills

Post PhD applicants are preferred. Applicants with papers accepted for publication or under second review at top-tier journals are strongly encouraged to apply.

In addition to Monash University's attractive remuneration and benefits, the business school provides generous research support and access to a range of competitive grants and interdisciplinary research opportunities, as well as support for development and innovation in education and curriculum design.

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

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check. This position requires a valid Working with Children Check (employment). 

All applicants must supply a CV (that includes the names of three referees and contact details), Cover Letter, Key Selection Criteria responses and a sample research paper. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Heather Anderson, Head of Department, Econometrics & Business Statistics, heather.anderson@monash.edu 

Position Description

Download File Lecturer, Economics and Business Statistics

Closing Date

Friday 9 November 2018, 11:55 pm AEST