Curtin University is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (ARWU 2018 and QS World University Rankings 2019), and is placed 20th in the world for universities less than 50 years old (QS Top 50 Under 50 2019). Curtin is WA’s most preferred university, with highly engaged industry-facing partners. A major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Mauritius and Dubai.
The School of Economics, Finance and Property
The School of Economics, Finance and Property is seeking to appoint a Teaching and Research Academic in behavioural economics for a 3 year fixed term contract.
The School offers a range of programs in economics and these are continually fine-tuned to keep them relevant and to provide students with an intellectually stimulating educational experience. We aim to provide a learning environment that combines high-quality and innovative teaching practices in economics. The School also has an ambitious world-standard research agenda in economics and, through this, we aim to have a positive impact on economic theory, its methods and the development of economic policy. The School also has strong industry links and a successful record of demand driven research.
Your new role
For this role, the School is recruiting someone who can teach and contribute to curriculum innovation in behavioural economics and econometrics. We are seeking someone who can effectively supervise honours projects in behavioural economics; contribute to the discipline group’s expanding research profile; and participate in efforts to develop our links with relevant industry and policy groups.
In this position, you will make significant contributions in the economics discipline in both research and teaching. In turn, the School will support your ambitions to progress your career through its collegial and supportive research and teaching environment and access to world standard research databases.
You will bring to the role
A doctoral qualification in relevant discipline.
Demonstrated high level teaching skill and a demonstrated reflective approach to teaching delivery.
A strong understanding of pedagogical theory and contemporary educational practice relevant to the discipline.
Established experience and skills to undertake unit coordination and administration.
An established record of research outputs/creative works in high quality refereed academic journals/outlets consistent with the discipline.
Demonstrated high-level communication and interpersonal skills with a commitment to the development of a collegial and supportive working environment.
Demonstrated commitment to applying relevant and applicable policies, procedures and legislation in the day-to-day performance of the functions of this position.
The ability to interact with students and staff with cross cultural sensitivity.
What we offer you
Competitive salary & benefits
The opportunity to work in a highly productive and engaged team
Flexible work opportunities
A fantastic range of discounted services, including Health, Retail Outlets
What we need from you A cover letter, a CV and you are encouraged to respond specifically to the selection criteria listed under ‘You will bring to the role’. Applications close: 9:00pm 6 February 2020 Valuing Diversity and Inclusion
At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired. This includes a supportive recruitment process should you require any access assistance. Contact details
To apply complete the application form below, or for more information contact: Professor Mark Harris – Acting Discipline Lead of Economics, School of Economics, Finance and Property