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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Econometrics & Business Statistics

Job No.: 634598

Location: Caulfield campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $103,153 - $122,495 pa Level B / $126,360 - $145,702 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas – and the people who discover them
  • Take your research further with state-of-the-art infrastructure

Monash is full of thinkers and doers who are looking for their next challenge. So if you’ve forged a rewarding career so far, this role provides the perfect platform to join us. You’ll have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure and teaching spaces to do exciting work, along with opportunities to collaborate internationally. You’ll be part of a university that’s made up of inspirational, challenging thinkers and doers – and continue doing work that makes a lasting impact.

The Opportunity

The Department of Econometrics & Business Statistics, one of the seven Departments at Monash Business School, comprises approximately 50 academics with particular strengths in econometrics, statistics, and actuarial science. 

The Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics is recognised worldwide for the quality of its research and teaching and has been designated by Monash as an area of outstanding strength, ‘demonstrably preeminent relative to other Australian universities and competitive with the strongest international equivalents’. In the Excellence in Research for Australia assessment conducted by the Australian Research Council in 2018, Monash University received a rank of 5, which is the highest possible rank, in Econometrics. The Department is ranked in the top 10 institutions in the fields of Econometrics, Time Series and Forecasting by IDEAS (a Research Papers in Economics service maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, USA). We are also closely involved with the open source software movement, including the R foundation.

As a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, you will further develop the profile for the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, contributing to all activities of the organisational unit or interdisciplinary area and play major roles in scholarly, research and/or professional activities. 

To be successful, you will have expertise in econometrics, statistics, or a closely related discipline. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Applied econometrics 
  • Statistics education 
  • Data science
  • Operations research 

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Preparation and delivery of lectures, workshops and seminars 
  • Supervision and engagement with honours or postgraduate students involved in course work 
  • Conduct of research and activities to promote research impact 
  • Attendance at departmental, school and/or faculty meetings and/or membership of a number of committees

As a candidate for the Lecturer position, you will have:

  • A strong research background with a commitment to publish in top-tier journals
  • Possess a high level of interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, actively engage and educate at a tertiary level

As a candidate for the Senior Lecturer position, you will have:

  • Evidence of high-quality scholarly activity, such as publications in the best quality journals in the field 
  • Proven record of obtaining significant external grants for research 
  • A strong ability to work within interdisciplinary teams and with external organisations including key industry partners 
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm in developing curriculum materials and an ability to work positively and cooperatively with students

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

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.   

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Professor Rob Hyndman, Head of the Department of Econometrics & Business Statistics, Econometrics & Business Statistics, +61 3 9905 5141

Position Description

Download File Lecturer - Level B

Download File Senior Lecturer - Level C

Closing Date

Tuesday 14 June 2022, 11:55pm AEST


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