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Thank you for your interest in employment at the Singapore campus of James Cook University.

We take exceptional pride in recruiting and developing outstanding individuals who share our vision to be the leading Australian provider of higher education in Asia. At the Singapore campus of James Cook University, we believe in the importance of providing a great place for our employees to grow and develop professionally. We have a culture that values mutual respect, integrity, creativity and teamwork.

Join us as we continue our development as a vibrant, multicultural and excellent organisation in education and research.

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer* Economics preferably Econometrics

Job no: 492591
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Singapore

*The level of the position offered will be determined by the interview panel.


The appointee will be an experienced academic / faculty member and will join a young, dynamic and growing team of academics.  This is a leadership role in research and research development at the Singapore campus which includes mentorship, guest lecturing and industry engagement.



  • A leadership role in research training and development.
  • Supervision of postgraduate research projects.
  • Supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students engaged in course work.
  • Research, including, where appropriate, leadership of a large research team.
  • Significant contribution to the profession, and/or discipline.
  • Mentorship of junior academic staff.


Key Selection Criteria for appointment:

  • A PhD in Economics with specialization in Econometrics preferable
  • A substantial publication record relative to career stage.
  • Success in obtaining research funding.
  • Demonstrate the potential for high-quality research activities, as well as the commitment to excellent teaching. 
  • Evidence of quality teaching and supervision of students at under- and postgraduate levels.
  • Knowledge and Ability to develop industry networks for Research, Teaching & Learning and Service Engagements.
  • The ability to teach across a range of business subjects. Expected specialization in Economics and more specifically econometrics.
  • Evidence of academic leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relations with colleagues in an academic environment and with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Enquiries: Dr K Thirumaran, Academic Head, Business: k.thirumaran@jcu.edu.au Telephone: +65-67093716


Employment type: Full-time tenure subject to Ministry-of-Manpower-Singapore jurisdiction and probationary period.


Remuneration and conditions: The positions command an appropriate remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience. All employment salary arrangements are offered in SGD. Candidates must consider the lower tax structure in Singapore and the organisational practice of Annual-Wage-Supplement equal to a month’s salary at the end of the calendar year(as eligible) subject to JCU board’s decision.

Lecturer : SGD82,000 – SGD116,000 per annum

Senior Lecturer : SGD97,000 – SGD137,000 per annum


Method of Application

Applications MUST provide all the following:

  1. Up-to-date CV including research record
  2. Full statement of qualifications systematically addressing the Selection Criteria
  3. Teaching profile and recent teaching evaluations

Applications without any of the above will not be considered.


Advertised: Singapore Standard Time
Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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