Research Fellow, Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research

Sydney, Australia
14 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

UNSW Business School

  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW Business School is a leader in business education and research in the Asian region and one of the largest Business Schools in Australia with more than 15,000 students, 500 academic and professional staff and more than 80,000 alumni and partners. The Business School offers a full suite of business degree programs at undergraduate, postgraduate, coursework and research levels, including the AGSM MBA programs and a range of Executive Programs. Its direction is guided by a business advisory council of leading CEOs, chairpersons and other business leaders.

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) is a multi-disciplinary research centre administered by the University of New South Wales with nodes at the Australian National University, the University of Melbourne, the University of Sydney and the University of Western Australia and 16 official partners drawn from industry, government and academe.

About the position

  • $103,047 - $121,478 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading
  • 3 Years Fixed Term, Full Time

CEPAR seeks to appoint a suitably qualified person to join a research team focused on aged-based social policy and business practice in Asia.

The Research Fellow (Level B Academic) will conduct high quality research on projects focused on population ageing in Asia and its implications for labour markets, health and long-term care and support the development of collaborative research projects. The role will involve the development and assessment of models, software, databases and computational techniques for the research project; the analysis and interpretation of data; collaboration with national and international researchers; and communication of results.

About the successful applicant

The successful applicant will hold a PhD in in Economics, Econometrics or a related discipline, or be close to completion of a PhD. In addition, the successful candidate will have excellent computing and data analysis skills; an outstanding research record in a relevant area, relative to opportunity; the ability to work both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary research team; and excellent communication skills.

How to apply

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.

Position Description:


Professor John Piggott, Centre Director


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