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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Econometrics

Job No.: 644349

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $111,603 - $132,529 pa Level B / $136,711 - $157,637 pa Level C (plus 17% employer superannuation)  

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  • Work with world leaders in their discipline

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The Opportunity

The Department of Econometrics & Business Statistics, one of the seven Departments at Monash Business School, comprises approximately 50 academics (and 50 PhD students) 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.

Econometrics at Monash University is a well-established discipline in the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, with an undergraduate and honours degree that incorporates majors in econometrics and the mathematical foundations of econometrics and a postgraduate coursework program that includes a master of applied econometrics. The department has a high level of national and international research activities.

The department is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and enthusiastic Lecturer or Senior Lecturer to join our highly motivated team.

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. 

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 PhD, or near complete PhD in econometrics, statistics, or a closely-related discipline
  • 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:

  • A PhD in econometrics, statistics, or a closely-related discipline
  • 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

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities and age groups.  

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Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

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


Professor George Athanasopoulos, Head of the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, 

Position Description

Download File Lecturer - Level B

Download File Senior Lecturer - Level C

Closing Date

Sunday 2 July 2023, 11:55pm AEST

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