University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Faculty of Business and Economics
Research Fellow (Hilda Survey)

The Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Faculty of Business and Economics, The University of Melbourne, Australia invites applications for a Research Fellow (Hilda Survey). Salary is AUD$85,203 - AUD$101,175 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

ABOUT THE INSTITUTE: The Melbourne Institute is a research-only department within the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne. It is Australia's leading and longest standing research institute in the field of economics, undertaking cutting-edge research into key issues relevant to modern economic and social policy.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Research Fellow will work closely with senior Melbourne Institute staff within the HILDA Survey research team, providing leadership and fostering excellence in research. Specific duties include:
- Development of a research agenda in the broad area of household and family economics built around the analysis of HILDA Survey, and other panel survey, data, with a view to publication in high quality international journals.
- Collaboration with other research staff in the HILDA team with a view to supporting and producing high quality academic research output.
- Leading role in the preparation of the annual HILDA Survey Statistical Report.

Employment Type: Full-time (fixed-term) position available for 3 years.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Enquiries only to: Professor Mark Wooden, Director, HILDA Survey, Tel +61 3 8344 2089, Email

Close date: 30 June 2012

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: For position information and to apply online go to:, click on 'Search for Jobs' and search under the job title or job number 0026346.

Posted 6/10/12