JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Australian National University

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Research School of Economics
Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111464052
Date Posted: 10/22/2019
Date Inactive: 11/25/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow / Research Fellow
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Canberra, ACT, AUSTRALIA
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Experimental Economics
Behavioral Economics
Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Fellow
Salary Range: $73,309 - $113,165 AUD plus 17% superannuation
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Research School of Economics (RSE) at the Australian National University (ANU) is a leading economic research and teaching institution at one of Australia’s premier universities. The RSE is seeking to appoint up to five world leading early career researchers. The positions are located within the John Mitchell Economics of Poverty Lab within the RSE.

The John Mitchell Economics of Poverty Lab, established by ANU College of Business & Economics alumnus John Mitchell, aims to have world-wide impact by increasing our understanding of poverty and generating policies to alleviate it. The Post-doctoral Fellows will work on a number of research projects as part of the lab, reporting to Research Lead and working alongside a team of academic research staff, research assistants and in collaboration with Distinguished Professor John List and his team at the University of Chicago.

Applications are invited for the positions of Postdoctoral Fellow or Research Fellow from highly qualified candidates with a PhD in economics, demonstrated expertise in behavioural Economics and experience with field experiments. Expressions of interest should be accompanied by at least three letters of recommendation.

The advertised position is a full time, three-year fixed term research focused position offering a reduced and negotiable teaching load. The Research School of Economics has a number of positions available. Interviews will be conducted at the AEA/ASSA Meeting in San Diego on 3-5 January 2020.

Term: Full Time Fixed Term (Three Years)
Salary Range: $73,309 - $113,165 AUD plus 17% superannuation

The ANU is located in Canberra, the capital city of Australia with about 400,000 inhabitants. Canberra hosts a number of first-class museums, restaurants and cafes.

ANU provides generous remuneration, attractive benefits and excellent support to maintain a healthy work/life balance, including four weeks paid vacation per year, assistance with relocation expenses and 17% employer contribution to the pension scheme (superannuation).

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

Information about the RSE can be obtained at

Application Requirements

· CV
· Job Market Paper
· Cover Letter detailing your motivation to apply to the RSE, John Mitchell Economics of Poverty Lab.
· Research Statement (optional)
· Teaching Evaluations (optional)
· 3 Letters of Reference

Applications Close 25th November 2019

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2020