Research Assistant in Financial Studies

Monash University

Research Assistant - Monash Centre for Financial Studies

Job No.: 640147

Location: Melbourne CBD 

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 2-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $75,115 - $101,944 pa Level A (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Be inspired every day
  • Drive your learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

At Monash, work feels different. There’s a sense of belonging, from contributing to something ground-breaking – a place where great things happen. We make tangible contributions because our purpose is clear; to deliver positive economic, social and environmental impact in resolving the global challenges of our age.

At the core of achieving this purpose is the diversity of our staff. We welcome and value everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. When you come to work, you can be yourself, be a change-maker and develop your career in exciting ways. This is why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

Together with our commitment to academic freedom, you will have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure, world class teaching spaces, and international collaboration opportunities. 

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The Opportunity

Reporting to the Director of MCFS (or a delegate), the Level A research-only academic is expected to contribute to the research effort of the University and to develop their research expertise through the pursuit of defined projects relevant to the particular field of research.

The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting research under supervision either as a member of a team or, where appropriate, independently, being a part of professional activities and administrative functions primarily connected with the area of research of the academic and developing a limited amount of research-related material for teaching or other purposes. 

The candidates will have an honours degree or higher qualification in Economics/Finance/Econometrics with some exposure to Data Science or have equivalent qualifications or research experience; OR an honours degree or higher qualifications in Data Science with some exposure to Economics/Finance.

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities and age groups.  

Join the pursuit of our purpose to build a better future for ourselves and our communities – #ChangeIt with us.

Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

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


Dr Ummul Ruthbah, Senior Research Fellow, Monash Centre for Financial Studies, 

Position Description

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Closing Date

Tuesday 28 March 2023, 11:55pm AEDT