Professor of Econometrics

Sydney, Australia
18 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
27 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Economics

About the opportunity

The School of Economics within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is a rapidly growing, dynamic and evolving school with a mission to expand and develop the discipline across the Faculty and University. The school is one of the primary centres for economics in Australia and the broader Asia-Pacific region, located in one of the most exciting cities in the world that is the business and policy hub of Australia.

To further strengthen our research portfolio and provide additional academic leadership, the school wishes to appoint a Professor of Econometrics. The successful applicant will have an active and visible program of research in any field of econometrics. They will join a young, strong and growing research group in econometrics at the school, with the opportunity to engage more broadly within the research community in the city and nationally.

About you

The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of publication in the leading journals and an international reputation for excellence in research, which will enhance the position of the School in Econometrics internationally and nationally. The appointed candidate must be able to collaborate closely with colleagues in research and teaching, and be willing to provide leadership to a growing and vibrant group of young econometricians covering a wide research spectrum within the discipline. As econometrics is an area of major teaching concentration, the successful candidate will be able to influence and shape the teaching program, both undergraduate and postgraduate.

The principal duties of the person appointed are to:

  • pursue research in Econometrics, to disseminate research results at seminars/workshops and conferences, and to produce high quality publications
  • undertake teaching at postgraduate and undergraduate level
  • provide academic leadership within the School in Econometrics
  • supervise research of students working in Econometrics and related areas
  • seek external research funding to support and promote research activity
  • undertake leadership and administrative responsibilities commensurate with a senior academic appointment

Term and remuneration

The successful applicant will be offered a full-time continuing position, subject to the completion of a satisfactory probation and confirmation period for new appointees. A competitive remuneration package (including up to 17% employer’s contribution to pension) will be negotiated.

How to apply

For more information on the position, faculty and University, please view the candidate brochure available on the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit and search by the reference number561/0318Cfor more information and to apply.

Closing date: 11.30pm (AEST) Sunday 27 May 2018

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion.  We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,  people with a disability, people who identify as LGBTIQ and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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