Tenure-track Associate Professor position in Experimental Finance/Decision Neuroscience – The University of Melbourne

Jul 25, 2022 | Faculty positions

The position of Associate Professor of Experimental Finance and/or Decision Neuroscience contributes to leadership in research, teaching and service activities in the Department of Finance. Based in the Centre for Brain, Mind & Markets, the incumbent will undertake scholarly research activities, leading to publications in high quality journals in the fields of decision sciences, finance, economics, neuroscience, computer science and psychology, and in presenting his/her research at prominent international conferences on decision sciences and related areas. The incumbent will undertake high quality teaching in relevant finance and decision sciences-related subjects and have a strong commitment to student learning outcomes. The incumbent will also apply for competitive research grant funding leading to high quality publications and have the ability and willingness to engage with industry, government and the wider community. Service duties commensurate with the position will also be undertaken.

Responsibilities include:

Conduct research, leading to scholarly publications in top-tier and high-quality journals in experimental finance, experimental economics, neuroscience, decision science and or psychology Supervise Honours projects, Masters and PhD students Deliver high-quality teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels Produce, develop and review teaching materials and teaching courses and programs in relevant fields Provide leadership in research by mentoring junior colleagues in establishing their research program, leading a research group and by actively collaborating in the Centre’s research activities About You

A substantial and internationally recognised research record, as evidenced by publications in top-tier and high-quality journals in finance, economics, neuroscience, decision sciences, computer science, neuroscience and/or psychology. You have the ability to effectively supervise Honours and PhD students and provide leadership in both teaching and research.

You will also have:

A PhD in finance, financial economics, economics, neuroscience, computer science or psychology Substantial high-quality teaching experience and or ability, at undergraduate, postgraduate and/or PhD level The ability to attract competitive research funding An evident concern for the welfare of students Strong interpersonal and communication skills To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

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