Research Fellow in Econometrics

Brisbane, Australia
15 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

School of Civil Engineering

The School of Civil Engineering is one of the largest schools of its kind in Australia. Located in the state-of-the-art, $135 million Advanced Engineering Building, the School passionately delivers world-leading teaching, research, and service. We aspire to be the civil engineering school of choice for students, staff, industry, and the wider community in the fields of water, environmental, geotechnical, structural and transportation engineering.

Our goal is to foster graduates with the technical and professional skills required to lead the civil engineering profession and we aim to re-engineer civil and environmental research to make communities work better.

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The role

The primary purpose of the position will be to contribute to ongoing research in transport econometrics. The position will support econometric modelling in a wide range of transport research contexts, from safety, to travel behaviour, to land-use and transport.

The person

Applicants should possess a PhD in in the area of econometrics. You should have demonstrated expert knowledge expert knowledge and application of econometrics to transport-related problems. The research work will focus primarily on the analytical support behind sophisticated econometric models using large transport datasets.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to to establish effective relationships and to represent and promote academic discipline at a university and wider community level, including industry, government and professional bodies. It is expected applicants will have an established record of publication in high ranking journals and refereed conferences and well evidenced contributions to research in this area.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for 12 months at Academic Level B. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,142 - $109,419 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $100,896 - $119,814 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Professor Carlo Prato on +61 7 3365 1569 or

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