University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute, Faculty of Business and Economics, Department of Economics
Chair in Economics

Applications are invited for this joint position located in the Department of Economics and the Melbourne Institute for Applied Economic and Social Research (Melbourne Institute). Attractive remuneration package negotiable + 17 percent superannuation. Employment Type: Full-time (continuing) position.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Chair will play a leadership role within both units supporting objectives in teaching, research and knowledge transfer by engaging in research in his/her discipline and publishing in leading international journals, by teaching and administering international quality undergraduate and graduate subjects and by making a significant contribution to collegial and intellectual life as well as externally within the discipline. You will be expected to have the capacity and willingness to participate in public discussion and debate about important national and international issues, and be active in the seeking of research funding from government and business sectors.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Enquiries only to: Professor Nilss Olekalns, tel +61 3 8344 5300, email: or Professor Deborah Cobb-Clark, tel +61 3 9035 4266, email:

Close date: 30 June 2012

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: For position information and to apply online:, and search under the job title or job number 0028975.

Posted 6/10/12