Research Fellow in Econometrics and Business Statistics

Monash University

Research Fellow

Job No.: 615861

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Fixed-term appointment until February 2023

Remuneration: $99,147 - $117,738 pa Level B (plus 17% 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 your career in all kinds of exciting new directions. You’ll have access to quality research, infrastructure and learning facilities, opportunities to collaborate internationally, as well as the grants you’ll need to publish your work. 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

“Improving representativeness in non-probability surveys and causal inference with regularized regression and poststratification” is a project that seeks to explore and extend the use of multi-level regression and post-stratification and related methods to non-probability surveys and causal inference in a predictive outcome framework. The project is currently looking for a Research Fellow to join their team.

Having expertise with Bayesian methods and computation the successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • The conduction of research and then the production of conference and seminar papers and publications from that research
  • Supervision of research-support staff
  • Occasional contributions to the teaching program on the research project
  • Involvement in professional activities including, subject to availability of fund, attendance at conferences and seminars in the field of expertise

Knowledge of the languages Stan and R are highly desirable, as is knowledge or expertise in multilevel regression or survey weighting methods.

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

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Dr Lauren Kennedy, Lecturer, Econometrics & Business Statistics, +61 3 9903 4536

Position Description

Download File Research Fellow

Closing Date

Thursday 22 April 2021, 11:55 pm AEST