JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018
Australian National University
Position Title/Short Description
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, AUSTRALIA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Research School of Economics (RSE) is seeking to appoint a world leading early career researcher for a prestigious research-focused position. First round interviews will be conducted at the AEA meeting in Philadelphia on 5-7 January 2018.
Applicants will be expected to have completed a PhD in economics and conduct applied economics research (any field) focussing on issues pertaining to the unequal distribution of income and wealth. The appointment will be made at the relevant level according to skills and experience of the successful candidate.
In addition to the standard salary and benefits, the John Mitchell Research Fellowship provides a $100,000 AUD per annum research grant (for seven years), with flexibility to support a range of research activities including international scholarly engagement, conference hosting, purchase of data, and/or the hiring of research assistants. There is also a reduced teaching load.
Sitting within the ANU College of Business and Economics (CBE), the RSE is one of Australia’s premier research institutions and provides an outstanding environment for economic research. ANU has long been recognised as one of the leading centres in the world for economics research and education. The RSE has two main research centres: The Centre for Economic History and The Centre for Economic Policy Research. The school is home to experts in international trade, public finance, and macroeconomics with strong links to policy and political communities.
The ANU College of Business and Economics (CBE) educates the next generation of leaders, professional economists and academics. Our graduates have the knowledge and skills to lead organizations, design public policy, and research the big issues of business and economy. Located in the national capital, we engage deeply with the business and policy communities. Our academics lead public debate on the critical issues of our time through their research, which is both long term and strategic in focus. Our internationally diverse student body is evenly divided between undergraduate and postgraduate study, and we have a large doctoral program. Our alumni may be found in the world's leading companies, policy agencies and universities.
The ANU provides attractive benefits and excellent support to maintain a healthy work/life balance and offers generous remuneration benefits, including four weeks paid vacation per year, assistance with relocation expenses, and 17% employer contribution to superannuation. For more information, please visit
The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on
ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit
General information about the Research School and College can be obtained at .
Term: Fixed-term (Tenure Track)
Salary Range: $94,287 - $127,025 AUD plus 17% superannuation
· Job Market Paper
· Cover Letter detailing your motivation to apply to RSE
· Teaching Evaluations
· Letters of Reference
Application closing date: 27 November 2017
- External Application Link