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About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We’re proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

The Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics offers industry-recognised undergraduate and postgraduate programs in accounting, banking, business law, business statistics, economics, finance, financial planning and taxation. In the field of economics, Griffith has an international reputation of producing applied and policy relevant research and has recently been placed in the global top 300 universities (2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities), as well as in the top 25% of Economics departments & institutions in Australia (REPEC).

The opportunity

The position will provide teaching, research and service to the Department as required in the fields of Economics or Econometrics. In particular, the appointee will assist in the development of innovative curriculum options at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The role will involve conducting research, reporting, curriculum development, and consultation with various stakeholders.

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This is a full time, continuing appointment based at the Nathan campus. The position will also be expected to work at the Gold Coast campus and any campus of the University as required.

About you

The successful candidate will have a commitment to high quality research, and should ideally have, or have the potential for, a high-quality track record of publications in leading refereed journals. You will possess a proven track record of attracting high quality research income and assist in the development of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. You will have a PhD or equivalent in Economics or Econometrics with demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in teaching at the tertiary education level in any field of Economics or Econometrics. You will be able to initiate and develop course material where appropriate and convene courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level; produce scholarly outputs in relevant areas of interest and offer appropriate service to the discipline, department, the university and the community. In addition, the person will have effective communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work in a collegial manner and contribute to the positive culture and aspirations of the Department.

Salary range

Lecturer, Level B: $92,511 – 109,860 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $108,239 - $128,537 per annum.

Senior Lecturer, Level C: $113,326 - $130,675 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $132,593 - $152,891 per annum.

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the position description – Please insert a link to the PD
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • 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.

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.

What we offer

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six 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 Mark Brimble, Head, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics on +61 (0) 7 3735 7478.

For application queries, please contact Ms Jagoda Piatkowska, HR Officer on +61 (0) 7 3735 6617.

Closing date: Friday, 15 March 2019 at 5pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.


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