Wanted: Economist to Do Own Research

My group – the Economics Program in the Research School of Social Sciences at ANU – is advertising for a junior economist (academic levels B/C/D) to do “close to full-time research”. The position description is over the fold. As academic jobs go, I think it’s a pretty attractive one. If you’re seriously interested, feel free to email me.

THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
ANU COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
RESEARCH SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES ECONOMICS PROGRAM/ SOCIAL POLICY EVALUATION, ANALYSIS AND RESEARCH CENTRE
Research Fellow Academic Levels B, C or D
Fixed Term – 5 years
Salary Package: Level B – $68,099 – $80,347 pa (plus 17% superannuation) Level C – $82,794 – $95,045 pa (plus 17% superannuation) Level D – $99,125 – $108,924 pa (plus 17% superannuation) [Salaries reflect a 3% increase from 15 November 2007.]
Reference No.: CASS4373,4374,4375

Applications are invited for one or more Research Fellow (Level B), Fellow (Level C), or Senior Fellow (D) positions in the Economics Program and the Social Policy Evaluation, Analysis and Research Centre in the Research School of Social Sciences. These are close to full-time research positions with limited teaching and/or directed research.

The Program and Centre consist of around twelve full time researchers and have a strong applied and policy research focus. Present research interests include public economics, labour economics, applied econometrics, public policy evaluation, health economics and the economics of education, with interests in economic theory and macroeconomics. Applicants may be from any field of economics that will complement existing interests.

Successful applicants will be expected to: follow their particular research interest with a view to publishing work in the best refereed economic journals; assist in the supervision of graduate students; and interact with colleagues within the Program and across ANU.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and from persons seeking appointment on secondment from other universities within Australia. Selection will be based on merit.

Appointment: Individuals will be appointed to a fixed term contract for a period of five years. The date of commencement is negotiable.

Selection Criteria: http://info.anu.edu.au/hr/jobs/ or donna.fruzynski  anu.edu.au.
Enquiries: Professor Deborah Cobb-Clark, T: 02 6125 3267, E: Deborah.Cobb-Clark anu.edu.au
Closing Date: 10 December 2007
Information for applicants
Job Application Cover sheet

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1 Response to Wanted: Economist to Do Own Research

  1. Sinclair Davidson says:

    That’s a bit vague. The ANU has so much money that they can afford to put someone on to do their own thing? And we hear so much about uni’s doing it tough. 🙂

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