Research Fellow (Level A / B / C) in Economics
(Level A) $71,401 to $96,007 or (Level B) $100,933 to $119,391 or (Level C) $123,075 to $141,537 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.
Fixed term opportunity available for three years.
The research position will work specifically on groundwater aquifer recharge, water banking, water markets and water policy in the Murray-Darling Basin. The position is full-time, based in the School of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Adelaide, for the next three years, though we will consider part-time applications.
Some intra and interstate travel will be required in this role.
To be successful at Level A you will need:
- A PhD in economics or a related discipline with a quantitative research focus or equivalent qualifications or research experience.
- Knowledge of environmental, agricultural, resource and/or water economics.
- Demonstrated ability to conduct research, where applicable.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate across disciplines and collaborate with a wide range of professionals in the university, government, industry and research sectors.
In addition to the above, to be successful at Level B you will need:
- Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research, including planning and leading research in a team, where applicable.
- A track record of high-quality publications relative to opportunity.
- Some knowledge of issues in Australian water resources, water markets, hydrology and water policy (desirable).
In addition to the above, to be successful at Level C you will need:
- A demonstrated strong track record of high-quality publications relative to opportunity.
- Demonstrated ability to write and lead successful bids for competitive external funding (Category 1-4) to support individual and collaborative research activities.
- Advanced knowledge of issues in Australian water resources, water markets, hydrology and water policy (desirable).
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Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the level you are applying for, as contained in the selection criteria document.
Applications close 11:55 pm, 27 July 2022.
For further information
For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:
Professor Sarah Wheeler
School of Economics and Public Policy
P: +61 (8) 8313 9130
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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.