The University of Queensland School of Economics, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, Brisbane, Australia
Professor in Economics

The UQ School of Economics is among the leading departments in Australia as evidenced by the 2010 Excellence in Research in Australia survey and the 2012 RePEc rankings. The School is ranked in the top five percent of economics research institutions internationally. The School has excellent researchers in many areas of economics, including econometrics, development economics, experimental economics, evolutionary economics, and economic theory. The School is internationally-recognized for its research strengths in microeconomic theory and efficiency and productivity analysis. There are two ARC professorial Fellows, one ARC Federation Fellow and one ARC Postdoctoral Fellow on staff as well as a number of research academics working on externally funded projects. In addition to research, the School has a strong commitment to delivering high quality economics training. A number of the School's academic staff have won prestigious national teaching awards and our teaching programs benefit significantly from the high quality research being conducted in the School.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The School is seeking to appoint two professors - one in Econometrics and another in Applied Economics or Macroeconomics or Development Economics - to further enhance the School's performance and international reputation.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants to these positions should have an outstanding research publication record, established academic reputation and demonstrated excellence in teaching. It is expected that applicants will continue to excel in research and provide academic leadership and contribute to the excellent research and teaching environment within the School.

REMUNERATION: This is a full-time, continuing appointment at Academic Level E. The remuneration package is AUD$151,735 p.a., plus employer superannuation contribution of 17 percent (total package will be AUD$177,530). A salary loading on top of this package may be negotiated.

FURTHER INFORMATION: For further information regarding the positions and other enquiries contact Professor Flavio Menezes, Head of the School. Phone: +61 7 33656242 or via email:

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To submit an application for this role, visit All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses. Applications close 31 August 2012.

Reference No. 493614

UQ is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted 7/23/12