Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Econometrics and Business Statistics

Monash University



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.

Econometrics is a well-established discipline in the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, with an undergraduate and honours degree that incorporates a major in econometrics and a postgraduate coursework program that includes a major in applied econometrics. The department has a high level of national and international research activities.

The department is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and enthusiastic Lecturer or Senior Lecturer to join a highly motivated team.

As a candidate for the Lecturer position, you will have:

  • A PhD, or near complete PhD in econometrics, statistics, or a closely related discipline
  • A strong research background, preferably in econometric theory, computational econometrics and/or statistics, with commitment to publish in top-tier journals
  • Some experience in teaching in a tertiary environment and
  • a high level of interpersonal skills.

As a candidate for the Senior Lecturer position, you will have:

  • A PhD in econometrics, statistics, or a closely related discipline.
  • Evidence of high quality scholarly activity, such as publications in the best quality journals in this field
  • A demonstrated ongoing commitment to research, preferably in econometric theory, computational econometrics and/or statistics
  • An ability to work within inter-disciplinary teams and build networks with external organisations including key industry partners
  • A proven commitment to high quality teaching, including evidence of leadership in teaching

Applicants with papers accepted for publication or under second review at top-tier journals are strongly encouraged to apply.

In addition to Monash University's attractive remuneration and benefits, the business school provides generous research support and access to a range of competitive grants and interdisciplinary research opportunities, as well as support for development and innovation in education and curriculum design. A competitive remuneration package will be negotiable for an outstanding appointee.

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

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.   

All applicants must supply all of the below documents:

  • CV (that includes the names of three referees and contact details)
  • Key Selection Criteria responses
  • A Sample Research Paper 

For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.

Members of the Department will be conducting preliminary interviews at the ASSA Annual Meeting in San Diego on 3-5 January 2019.


Professor Rob Hyndman, Head of Department. +61 3 9905 5141.

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