Associate Professor in Experimental Finance/ Decision Neuroscience

Nov 2, 2023 | Faculty positions, Job Postings

The Centre for Brain, Mind and Markets (Department of Finance) at the University of Melbourne is looking to an Associate Professor of Experimental Finance and/or Decision Neuroscience.


A PhD in finance, financial economics, economics, neuroscience, computer science or psychology. Appointments will be commensurate with the applicant’s publication record, teaching expertise and research leadership.

About the Department and University

The Centre for Brain, Mind and Markets at the University of Melbourne is a newly established research centre focusing on inter-disciplinary research on decision-making ( The Centre is hosted by the Department of Finance, which has well established undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs, and accommodates a wide variety of research and teaching interests. The Department is very well resourced to support its many research and teaching activities and maintains strong links with the global academic finance community. Further information about the Department is available at: Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a leading international university with a tradition of excellence in research and teaching.

Melbourne is a cosmopolitan city with a temperate climate, vibrant energy, and cultural and sporting events of every variety. It has consistently been ranked by The Economist as one of the world’s most liveable cities.

Appointment Terms

Attractive appointment terms will be negotiated with successful applicants. Commencement is expected to be in September 2024.

Application Procedure

If required, initial interviews will be conducted online by the selection panel. Successful candidates are likely to be invited to present their research to the Department starting in early December 2023.

Applications should be emailed to by Sunday, 26 November 2023, and preferably as soon as possible as initial interviews may be scheduled in the lead up to this deadline. Applications should include as attachments: (i) current CV; (ii) seminar paper and other relevant papers, (iii) letters from three individuals familiar with the applicant’s research; and (iv) evidence of high quality teaching and a commitment to student learning outcomes.

The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourages and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

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