Research Fellow-The Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics

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The Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, one of seven academic departments in the Monash Business School, comprises approximately 50 academics with particular strengths in econometric theory and methods, applied econometrics, time series analysis, forecasting, statistics, actuarial science, data visualisation and analytics, and machine learning.

Job No.: 605269

Location: Caulfield campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $69,401 – $94,190 pa Level A (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you space and support to take your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

The Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, one of seven academic departments in the Monash Business School, comprises approximately 50 academics with particular strengths in econometric theory and methods, applied econometrics, time series analysis, forecasting, statistics, actuarial science, data visualisation and analytics, and machine learning.

In the Excellence in Research for Australia assessment conducted by the Australian Research Council in 2018, Monash University received a rank of 5, the highest possible rank, in Econometrics. The Monash Business School is also in the top 10% of institutions in Econometrics as ranked by IDEAS (a Research Papers in Economics service maintained by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, USA), meaning that the Department appears among the best institutions in the world.

The successful candidate will participate in an Australian Research Council (ARC) funded project entitled “New methods for modelling complex trends in climate and energy time series”, which aims to contribute to Australian and international efforts on emission control by advancing the methods for quantifying the relationships between energy production, emission and climate, and assessing the real and financial risks associated with changing the ways in which economies produce and use energy.

To be considered, you will have a well-developed planning and organisation skills and the ability to solve complex problems by using discretion, innovation and exercise diagnostic skills and/or expertise. You will also have excellent written communication and verbal communication skills with proven ability to produce clear, succinct reports and documents.

If you are enthusiastic at the prospect of embarking on a ground-breaking challenge, we strongly encourage you to apply! 

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

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Enquiries

Professor Heather Anderson, Chief Investigator, +61 3 9905 8462

Position Description

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Closing Date

Sunday 3 May 2020, 11:55pm AEST

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