Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow - Bankwest-Curtin Economics Centre

28 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
21 Oct 2016
Academic Discipline
Business & Economics
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Position Number: 3539130
Tenure: 3 years fixed term, full-time
Salary Range: $97,076 – $115,277 (ALB)
$118,914 - $137,117 (ALC)
Location: Bentley

Description: Are you an exceptional research academic and want to contribute to enhance research performance for the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre?

Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre is an independent economic and social research organisation located within the Curtin Business School with a core mission to examine the key economic and social policy issues that contribute to the sustainability of Western Australia and the wellbeing of WA households.

As a Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow undertaking research only activities, your position will contribute to the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre’s (BCEC) research program. This is an exciting opportunity for you to conduct nationally competitive research, either independently or as part of research team, as well as providing a significant contribution to service and leadership.

To be successful, you will have a doctoral qualification in economics, public policy, social sciences or other fields relevant to BCEC’s research program. Demonstrated potential to enhance Curtin’s research performance through the publication of high quality research in reputable, peer-reviewed academic journals is essential.

Demonstrated experience in the use of sophisticated economic modelling and programming tools (such as SPSS, SAS, C plus, STATA, ArcGIS, Visual Basic) for econometric analysis, quantitative research and/or microsimulation modelling applied to economic and social processes is paramount to your success in this position.

This is a research only position and there will be no requirements to undertake any teaching activities.

For more information about Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre see:

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Benefits and Remuneration: The salary ranges presented are those which are contained within the University's Enterprise Agreements; as are the employee benefits which include employer superannuation contribution at the rate of the current Government Superannuation Guarantee amount up to 17 percent, study assistance, a comprehensive salary packaging and wellness programs and flexible and family friendly work practices.

Contact Person: Rachel Ong, Deputy Director, Bankwest Economics Centre, on telephone 08 9266 5710

Contact Email:

Valuing Diversity and Affirmative Action: Curtin University embraces diversity and inclusion and invites applications from women, men and intersex individuals who share the University's values, ethics, international outlook, value diversity and have an informed respect for indigenous people. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace, therefore, if you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process. All personal information will be kept confidential in compliance with relevant privacy legislation.

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Disclaimer: Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at anytime.

Applications Close: 5 pm, Friday 21 October 2016