The e61 Institute is seeking dynamic economists to shed light on the most important economic and social challenges facing Australia. We are looking for people that are passionate about combining innovative micro-level datasets with modern policy evaluation tools to answer important policy questions.
e61 is currently investigating a range of policy relevant research topics, including:
e61 is based in Sydney and Canberra with a world-class research team and an eminent global network of academic fellows.
What this role offers you
At e61 you have the opportunity to:
This is an ideal career opportunity for an economist with 2+ years of experience looking to apply their research skills to large scale micro-data sets to influence the policy debate. The role is open to those with a background in economics, finance, econometrics and/or data science.
An attractive remuneration package is available to secure the right candidate and the Institute offers a range of career development opportunities. The e61 Institute is committed to flexible work, and we will consider a range of options for the successful applicant.
What we are looking for
The ideal candidate should have:
Applicants that combine a bachelor’s degree with more extensive work experience – especially in a data-driven role – will also be considered.
We are particularly interested in candidates that possess experience in applied microdata research. This typically implies an ability to use a programming language such as STATA or R. Experience in other programming languages is advantageous but not essential.
Strong communication skills are important. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to share empirical findings through presentations, high-quality research papers and non-technical articles.
Beyond this, you will work as part of a team to further the aims of the Institute, and:
Please note we will provide a receipt of application notification by email but, due to the volume of applicants, will only contact you if you proceed to the formal interview process