Research Fellow in Economics

Sydney, Australia
19 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research

UNSW Business School

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At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW Business School is a leader in business education and research in the Asian region and one of the largest Business Schools in Australia with more than 15,000 students, 500 academic and professional staff and more than 80,000 alumni and partners. The Business School offers a full suite of business degree programs at undergraduate, postgraduate, coursework and research levels, including the AGSM MBA programs and a range of Executive Programs. Its direction is guided by a business advisory council of leading CEOs, chairpersons and other business leaders.

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) is a multi-disciplinary research centre administered by the University of New South Wales with nodes at the Australian National University, Curtin University, the University of Melbourne and the University of Sydney and 16 official partners drawn from industry, government and academe.

About the position

  • $105,108 - $123,908 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading
  • 3 Years Fixed Term, Full Time

CEPAR seeks to appoint a suitably qualified person to join a multi-disciplinary research team committed to transforming thinking about population ageing and establishing Australia as a world leader in the field.

The Research Fellow (Level B Academic) will perform research and collaborate with investigators on projects in the area of discrete choice modelling with applications to health, labour supply and retirement, and insurance. The Fellow will also be responsible for producing high quality research (individually and collaboratively) to be published in major international journals, and carrying out activities to maintain his/her scholarly research as well as to enhance the profile of the Centre.

About the successful applicant

The successful applicant will hold a PhD in Economics, Econometrics or a related discipline, or be close to completion of a PhD. In addition, the successful candidate will have high level skills in stochastic analysis, theory and modelling; excellent computing and data analysis skills; demonstrated ability to communicate research findings; a strong publication record in a relevant area, relative to opportunity; and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary research team.

How to apply

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.


Professor Michael Keane, Chief Investigator and Project Leader


Applications close: 31 January 2019 11:55 pm AEDT

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