Assistant Professor in Economics

Kingston, Ontario (CA)
22 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Jan 2018

The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2018.  Fields of particular interest include applied economics, public economics, financial economics, macroeconomics, international economics, econometrics and economic theory, but candidates in any field may apply. 

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree completed at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. 

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete. 

A complete application consists of:  

  • a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
  • a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);  
  • a statement of current and prospective research interests;
  • a job market paper; 
  • a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and, 
  • Three letters of reference  

All candidates should apply online at http://www.econjobmarket.org. Letters of reference should be addressed to: Professor Huw Lloyd-Ellis, Appointments Committee Chair, Department of Economics, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6. Complete applications will be reviewed commencing November 13, 2017.  

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.  If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Sharon Sullivan  in the Department of Economics, at sullivas@econ.queensu.ca; phone # 613-533-2252.  

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collectiveagreement  and at http://www.qufa.ca.