La Trobe University School of Economics
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer x 2 Economics

The School of Economics at La Trobe University has a proud history of quality research and teaching, being consistently ranked amongst the best in Australia. Our strength is mainly in applied economics - particularly in macroeconomics, climate change and environmental economics, education, innovation and R&D, and international economics. We undertake high quality research and bring the understanding and excitement of our research into our teaching throughout our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

JOB DESCRIPTION: We are seeking two applicants to contribute to the growth of the School of Economics. Candidates in all fields are welcome though those working in environmental and international economics are particularly encouraged to apply. The positions may be offered as a level B (lecturer, equivalent to an Assistant Professor) or C (senior lecturer, equivalent to an Associate Professor in North America) depending on qualifications, skills and experience.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The candidates we are seeking will:
- Possess a PhD or be near completion (Level B).
- Provide evidence of having published high quality research (Level C) or the training and potential to do so (Level B).
- Contribute to the classroom teaching in core and field subjects at undergraduate, honours or postgraduate level.
- Have the capacity to successfully supervise honours and postgraduate students.
- Contribute to the governance of the school (Level C).

Please refer to the individual Position Descriptions for full details of the role and selection criteria at each level.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: When lodging your application please include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a recent research paper, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted by the closing date. Please address Key Selection Criteria and include these with your application. When lodging your application, indicate at what level/s you wish to be considered at and structure your application accordingly.

Closing date: 30 November 2012, though applications will be considered from November 2nd, 2012.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Position Enquiries to: Prof. Joanna Poyago-Theotoky, Head of School,, +61 (03) 9479 1409 or Dr David Prentice, Associate Professor,, + 61 (03) 9479 1482.

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 10/28/12