Research Fellow in Economics

Location
Canberra, Australia
Posted
19 May 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Jun 2018
Ref
524967
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Classification: ANU Academic Level B
Salary Package: $96,087 - $109,181 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed Term (3 years)

Position overview

The Research School of Economics (RSE) is seeking to appoint a world leading early career researcher for a research-focused position.

Successful applicants must have a PhD in economics with demonstrated expertise in decision theory, particularly in the subfield of choice under ambiguity and uncertainty, and in game theory.

Position location

Sitting within the ANU College of Business and Economics (CBE), the RSE is one of Australia‚Äôs premier research institutions and provides an outstanding environment for economic research. ANU has long been recognised as one of the leading centres in the world for economics research and education. The RSE has two main research centres: The Centre for Economic History and The Centre for Economic Policy Research. The school is home to experts in international trade, public finance, and macroeconomics with strong links to policy and political communities.

The ANU College of Business and Economics (CBE) educates the next generation of leaders, professional economists and academics. Our graduates have the knowledge and skills to lead organizations, design public policy, and research the big issues of business and economy. Located in the national capital, we engage deeply with the business and policy communities. Our academics lead public debate on the critical issues of our time through their research, which is both long term and strategic in focus. Our internationally diverse student body is evenly divided between undergraduate and postgraduate study, and we have a large doctoral program. Our alumni may be found in the world's leading companies, policy agencies and universities.

For further information about RSE please see our web site: https://www.rse.anu.edu.au/

Enquiries: Professor Simon Grant E: simon.grant@anu.edu.au

Closing date: 17 June 2018

Position description:  PD and PEWER.pdf 

The Australian National University provides attractive benefits and excellent support to maintain a healthy work/life balance and offers generous remuneration benefits, including four weeks paid vacation per year, assistance with relocation expenses and 17% employer contribution to superannuation. This also includes generous parental leave, the possibility of flexible and part time working arrangements, a parental and aged care support program, dual career hire programs, ANU school holiday programs, and childcare facilities on campus. For more information, please visit http://hr.anu.edu.au/employment-at-anu

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant via: indigenous.employment@anu.edu.au

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit https://services.anu.edu.au/human-resources/respect-inclusion

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • Job market paper
  • A cover letter detailing your motivation to apply to the RSE, ANU
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) 
  • Teaching evaluations
  • Letters of reference (3)

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.