Associate Professor - Economics: Applied Economics

Sep 25, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Associate Professor - Economics: Applied Economics - 1701648

The Department of Economics at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus invites applications for one tenure-stream appointment in the field of Applied Economics. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor and will begin on July 1, 2018.

Applicants must have earned a PhD in Economics or closely related field, and conduct scholarly research in the field of Applied Economics. Excellence in research is required, and the successful candidate will have an established and excellent record of innovative research of an internationally competitive caliber. This excellence in research will be evidenced by a record of sustained contributions and publications in leading journals, presentations at significant conferences, accolades or awards, strong endorsement by referees of high standing, and an outstanding track-record of externally funded research.

Evidence of excellence in teaching and a demonstrated commitment to graduate education and mentorship are required. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be supplied by strong letters of reference, teaching evaluations, graduate supervision, and evidence of strong communication and expository skills. The successful candidate will be equipped to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and supervise doctoral students at the broadly defined field of Applied Economics.

The successful applicant will teach undergraduate courses in the Department of Economics at the University of Toronto Mississauga, and will also become a full member of the Graduate Department of Economics of the University of Toronto, undertaking graduate teaching and supervision of doctoral students at the St. George campus.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should be submitted online at A completed application will include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, one or more working papers, teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference (on letterhead, dated and signed). The deadline for applications is November 20, 2017. Please note that paper applications will not be accepted.

If you have questions about this position please contact Professor Victor Aguirregabiria at Information about the University of Toronto Mississauga Undergraduate Economics Department is available at and information about the Graduate Economics Department located at the St. George campus is available at

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.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Mississauga
Department: UTM: Economics
Campus: Mississauga
Job Posting: Sep 24, 2017
Job Closing: NOV 20, 2017, 11:59pm EST