Senior Lecturer in Economics/Microeconomics

Hobart, Australia
26 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
12 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Discipline of Economics and Finance is a research led teaching group within the Tasmanian School of Business and Economics. The active research culture includes seminar series, a visitors program and support for conferences and research development.

This position is a balanced research and teaching position, contributing to the creation of an active and engaged staff group. The teaching requirements support the delivery of our undergraduate and Honours Economics degrees, Finance majors and the Masters in Finance.

In the role you will:

  • Make a strong and sustained contribution to the University in achieving its strategic objectives and fulfilling its operational responsibilities.
  • Undertake high-quality research of national and increasingly of international standing, secure external competitive and other funding, publish research findings and successfully supervise research higher degree students.
  • Undertake scholarly undergraduate (and if relevant postgraduate) coursework teaching of an exemplary quality.
  • Provide academic leadership, particularly in fostering outstanding research and/or learning and teaching.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of productive and effective links inside the University and locally and nationally with the discipline, relevant interdisciplinary domains, profession, industry and/or wider community.

You will be employed on a full-time, ongoing basis.

To be considered, you will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in a relevant field.
  • A good record of, and continuing commitment to, research that has achieved national recognition and made worthwhile contributions to the field of economics and/or microeconomics.
  • Demonstrated experience at delivering high impact University teaching and assessment in Economics, with evidence of a continued commitment to continuous improvement of teaching quality and active leadership in curriculum development.
  • A record of contributing to building and maintaining effective and productive links locally and nationally with the discipline, profession, industry (where relevant) and wider community.
  • Applicants must be able to contribute to teaching in Economics and/or Econometrics.

Appointment to this role will be at Academic Level C and will have a total remuneration package of up to $150,401 comprising base salary within the range of $112,184 to $128,548 plus 17% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Associate Professor Stuart Crispin, Associate Dean Learning and Teaching, / 03 6226 7476.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria. The position description for this role is available on the University of Tasmania website.

Applications close Friday, 12 January 2018.