JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Griffith University, Queensland

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Centre of Applied Energy Economic Policy Research (CAEEPR)
Department of Accounting, Finance & Economics
119895 - Associate Professor, Energy Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467325
Date Posted: 09/08/2021
Date Inactive: 10/01/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: 119895 - Associate Professor, Energy Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Southport, QLD, AUSTRALIA
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Energy Economics, Griffith Business School
Salary Range: $144,806-$159,532 Salary package inclusive of 17% employer superannuation, $169,423-$186,653
Full Text of JOE Listing:

About the opportunity
We are currently looking for an Associate Professor – Level D to be responsible for leading the programme of work in the Centre of Applied Energy Economic Policy Research (CAEEPR). CAEEPR is a recently established applied research centre within Griffith Business School. The Centre reflects Griffith’s excellent track record of successful collaboration with energy providers and distributors in the Australian energy sector

A key focus of CAEEPR is modelling the wholesale electricity market encompassing dispatch outcomes, optimised spot prices, generation and power flows including the impact of renewable energy sources. This role also includes preparing material for CAEEPR industry stakeholders and for publication, and participation in teaching and the supervision of HDR students. Success in this role requires collaboration with the CAEEPR team, the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, and external partners.

This is a full-time, continuing position based at the Nathan campus and it is expected that the successful candidate will be available to attend campus in person as a normal requirement of the role. Further, you may be required to work on either a temporary or an indefinite basis at any premises, which the University currently has or may subsequently acquire or at any premises at which it may from time to time provide services.

Further information about this exciting opportunity and Griffith Business School can be found here: Griffith Business School Opportunities.

About you
To be successful within this role, you will be able to demonstrate your knowledge of electricity market model frameworks including network adequacy, decarbonisation pathways, and renewable energy zones. You have a demonstrated history in energy market policy research using simulation or econometric energy system models. You will have a track record of working with industry stakeholders, a strong record of publications and evidence of developing undergraduate and higher degree research students. In addition, you will contribute to the broader work of the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics as well as the CAEEPR team.

Salary range
Associate Professor (Level D) Base Salary: $144,806 - $159,532 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation $169,423 - $186,653 per annum.

How to apply
Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

A covering statement outlining your suitability for the role (please refer to the position description)
Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
Research interests and list of publications;
Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

Note:  Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only.  File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

Applicants must have unrestricted work rights.

What Griffith University offers
Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans five physical campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith University, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative, and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information
For further information about this role, please contact Professor Rosemary Stockdale, Dean (Engagement), Griffith Business School on +61 7 373 56497 or

For application queries, please contact People Services on +61 (0) 7 373 54011.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. If you wish to discuss First Peoples Employment further, please contact the Talent Management Partner (First Peoples) – Joshua Long on (07) 37355403 or

Closing date: Friday, 1 October 2021 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.


Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 10/01/2021