Assistant Professor, Lecturer, Department of Economics,
University of Western Australia
Econometrics - Any field

The Department of Economics at the University of Western Australia (UWA) is one of the leading centers for economic research and education in Australia and the Indo-Pacific region. We invite outstanding scholars across all fields in economics and econometrics to apply for multiple tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor/Lecturer level.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. completed or near completion and demonstrate the ability to undertake high-quality research and teaching.

We offer excellent working conditions, including an internationally competitive compensation package, research funding, generous sabbatical leave, infrastructure, and a collegial environment to support research and teaching.

Established in 1911, Economics is one of the founding disciplines at UWA. Our members publish in leading international journals in many economic areas. Our department is housed in the UWA Business School, one of the top Business Schools in Australia (3rd in 2022, 4th in 2023). It attracts a select group of undergraduate and postgraduate students, ranked amongst the brightest in Australia.

UWA is a proud member of the prestigious Group of Eight, which comprises eight research-intensive universities in Australia. We have a vibrant working environment and one of the most beautiful campuses in Australia. We are located in the pleasant and culturally dynamic city of Perth, which is top-ranked among the most liveable cities in the world.

We are committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace. We particularly welcome applications from women and minorities. To learn more about this opportunity, feel free to contact Leandro Magnusson (

Initial interviews will be online in January 2024.

For more information about our department, visit:

Submission materials required:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Letters of reference: 2
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Teaching evaluations (optional)
  • Video presentation of job market paper (optional)
  • Other material (in one file) (optional)

Further information

Location of job: 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA, 6009, Australia (map)

Degree required: Doctorate

Job start date: Flexible

Job duration: Continuing/permanent

Letters of reference required: 2

Application deadline: 4 Dec 2023 midnight UTC (accepting applications)

Posting end date: 18 Dec 2023

Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting January, 2024.

Closing date: 8:00 AM AWST on December 5th, 2023.

This position is open to international applicants. 

Please apply online via


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