Assistant Professor/Lecturer (Econometrics)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 23 Jan 2024

  • Level B, full-time on an ongoing basis
  • Base salary range: $108,509 – $128,404 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and is a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track-record, vibrant campus and working environment, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university. We are located in Perth, a pleasant, culturally dynamic city of 2.2 million, top ranked among the most liveable cities according to the Economist.

About the team
The Department of Economics is one of the leading centres for economic research and education in Australia and in the Indo-Pacific region. Our members publish in leading international journals in many economic areas including economic growth, health, development, labour, migration, public, natural resource and environment economics. It attracts a select group of undergraduate and postgraduate students, ranked amongst the brightest in Australia.

Economics is one of the founding disciplines at UWA. For more information about our department, visit:
https://www.uwa.edu.au/schools/Business/Economics).

About the opportunity
You are expected to make outstanding contributions to research, deliver high-quality teaching and supervision at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and contribute with departmental services within the School in accordance with University rules, its code of conduct and its academic mission. We offer excellent working conditions, including funding, generous sabbatical leave and infrastructure in support of our research and objectives.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate:

  • PhD or near completion in economics and/or econometrics.
  • Ability to undertake high quality research in economics or or econometrics and publish in leading international peer-reviewed journals.
  • Evidence of high-quality teaching at tertiary level.
  • Willingness to contribute collaboratively to academic governance and department administrative matters.

We welcome candidates undertaking research in the field of applied econometrics, econometrics, and related fields such as data science and data analytics. We particularly welcome applications from women and minorities.

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities are outlined in the position description:   Assistant Professor Lecturer (Econometrics).pdf

To considered for the position, please submit the following materials:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Letters of reference: 2 (minimum), 3 (desirable)
  • Teaching evaluations (if any)

The content of your Cover Letter and Curriculum vitae should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

You can include other materials in your application, such as working papers, video presentation of job market paper, etc. You may also submit an additional statement (1 page max) outlining any personal circumstances which should be considered when assessing your application.

To learn more about this opportunity, feel free to contact Leandro Magnusson at [email protected] .

This position is open to international applicants.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity
UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace. We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution. We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at [email protected]  with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.


Advertised:07 Nov 2023 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:23 Jan 2024 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time



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