Assistant Professor - Economics

Location
Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
Posted
30 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Professor - Economics
Date Posted: 09/29/2020
Closing Date: 11/16/2020, 11:59PM EDT
Req ID: 1041
Job Category: Faculty - Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & Science
Department: Dept of Economics
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Description:

The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto, St. George Campus invites applications for a full-time tenure stream appointment in Economics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have earned a PhD in Economics or related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of research and teaching excellence in any of the subfields of Economics. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement our existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative and independent research at the highest international level, and to establish an outstanding, competitive, externally funded research program. The position comes with both undergraduate and graduate teaching responsibilities.

Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in research of the highest international caliber, as can be demonstrated by an innovative job market paper with a significant contribution to the literature, strong recommendations by referees of high standing, the submitted research statement, high quality working papers, publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, presentations at significant conferences, accolades, and awards. 

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference, a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations, or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities submitted as part of the application. Other teaching-related activities can include performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, and excellent conference presentations or posters.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications must be submitted online at https://econjobmarket.org/ . A complete application will include a curriculum vita, a job market paper, up to three working papers or publications, a teaching dossier (which includes a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations or evidence of superior performance in other teaching-related activities as listed above), and three letters of reference (on letterhead and signed) uploaded directly by referees. 

Please note that paper applications will not be accepted. If you have questions about this position please contact Professor Gueorgui Kambourov at recruiting@economics.utoronto.ca 

For more information about the Department of Economics at the University of Toronto St. George campus please visit our home page at http://www.economics.utoronto.ca

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received online by November 16, 2020, 11:59pm EST.  

Caution: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T faculty job board. Please see the information above for the application instructions. Applications submitted via the U of T platform will NOT be considered for this position.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca

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