We are seeking skilled and motivated research economists in our Canberra and Melbourne offices. These positions offer the opportunity to undertake in-depth economic analysis, work on major public inquiries and provide policy advice. The work is wide-ranging with topic areas that vary from year to year, including analysis of market operation and competition, productivity, social issues and the environment, regulation, economic infrastructure, resources, and trade.
Successful applicants will demonstrate a range of capabilities including a well-developed understanding of economic principles, the ability to undertake applied research and analysis, very good communication and organisational skills, the ability to work effectively as part of a team and engage with stakeholders in industry, academia, government and the community more generally, and have academic qualifications in economics.
Employees of the Productivity Commission are required to be Australian citizens.
Educational qualifications and specialist expertise
Academic qualifications in economics are required. Additional qualifications in areas such as law and science are desirable, as is experience in applying economic frameworks to policy analysis or relevant quantitative skills (such as economic modelling and statistics).
For further information about the position contact Jane Melanie on 02 6240 3380.
Applications close at 11:59pm Sunday 24 February 2019 and should be submitted via the application form below.