Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Econometrics of Education

at Monash University

Job No.: 594954

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 2 year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $97,203 - $115,429 pa Level B (plus 9.5% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired, every day

  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities

  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

Everyone needs a platform to launch a satisfying career. At Monash, we give you the space and support to take yours in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, and opportunities to collaborate internationally. We’re a university full of energetic and enthusiastic minds, driven to challenge what’s expected, expand what we know, and learn from other inspiring, empowering thinkers.

The Opportunity

Monash Education has a national and international reputation for excellence in teaching, service and research. We are a large, comprehensive and diverse faculty, ranked number 1 in Australia and 12th in the world for education, in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019.

We seek a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Econometrics of Education to advance our contributions to research in this area, joining others in addressing the Faculty’s strategic research priorities together.

A key focus of this position is contributing to ongoing work within the Faculty that develops research on education systems and meeting the challenges of learning in changing times, particularly to develop better governance and policy.

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Extracting information from multiple sources to develop research proposals and devise data-driven solutions which provide insights into questions of importance for educational research, policy and futures

  • Developing tools and methods for answering questions of relevance

  • Collaborating with team members and other stakeholders to identify opportunities to inform relevant public and research debates

  • Leading and conducting independent and collaborative research projects which result in the generation of publicly-understandable recommendations, conference and seminar papers, and high-quality publications from that research

  • Keeping abreast of the academic and professional literature and developments in the econometrics of education and associated educational factors and developments.

The successful applicant will have a doctoral qualification focused on Economics of Education.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

The successful applicant will need to possess a current valid Police Check.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Alan Reid – Associate Dean Staffing,

Position Description

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Econometrics of Education

Closing Date

Friday 13 September 2019, 11:55 pm AEST

Clayton Victoria Australia

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