Research Fellow, CEPAR

Sydney, Australia
28 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research

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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, the University of Melbourne, the University of Sydney and the University of Western Australia and 16 official partners drawn from industry, government and academe.

About the position

  • $105,108 - $123,908 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading
  • 2 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 focused on dynamic life-cycle models that capture the economic decision making of individuals and households as they engage in the labour market and prepare for retirement, specifically relating to choices around retirement savings, investments and housing.

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 excellent computing and data analysis skills; an outstanding research record, relative to opportunity, in a field relevant to population ageing; the ability to work both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary research team; and demonstrated ability to communicate research findings.

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 Hazel Bateman, Chief Investigator and Project Leader


T: (61 2) 9385 3096

Applications close: 11:30pm on Sunday 28th April 2019.

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