JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017
The University of Queensland
Position Title/Short Description
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Brisbane, 4072, AUSTRALIA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The School of Economics is a key leader in economic research and teaching in the Asia-Pacific region. It is currently ranked among the top 2% of economics research institutions internationally, according to RePEc. It has particular strength in economic theory, econometrics, macroeconomics, and productivity analysis. It offers a first-rate research environment, an internationally competitive compensation package, a low teaching load, and generous research support.
The role: The School seeks to appoint a renowned scholar in the role of Professor of Economics, in any field. Successful applicants will provide academic leadership in the ongoing development of the School’s teaching and research programs in any area of economic theory, econometrics or applied economics. The appointee will be expected to make a significant contribution to further enhancing the School’s performance and international reputation.
The person: Applicants should possess a PhD and have an outstanding record of research, as evidenced by publications in top academic journals, and success in securing external research grant funds. Applicants should also have an excellent record in teaching and supervision of PhD students, and engagement with the wider community.
Remuneration: This is a full-time, continuing, teaching and research academic appointment. A competitive salary package will be negotiated with the successful applicant, including assistance with relocation expenses. A market loading may be negotiated. Base salary for professorial appointment is (Academic Level E) AUD$175,070 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range AUD$204,832 p.a.).
Enquiries: To discuss this role please contact Professor Rodney Strachan, Head of UQ School of Economics, email r.strachan@ or telephone +61-7-3365-6770. To submit an application for this role, go to and use the Apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter and Resume and Selection Criteria responses.
Applications close: 10 July 2017
Job no: 500760
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