Assistant Professor - Economics: Applied Economics

Sep 29, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Economics: Applied Economics - 1701646

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 Assistant Professor and will begin July 1, 2018.

The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in research and teaching in the field of Applied Economics, and have earned a Ph.D. degree in Economics or equivalent by the time of appointment or soon thereafter. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level, and to establish an outstanding, externally funded research program. The position comes with undergraduate and graduate teaching responsibilities, including courses and PhD supervision in the broadly defined field of Applied Economics.

Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in research of the highest international caliber, demonstrated by an innovative job market paper with a significant contribution to the literature and strong recommendations by referees. Further support can be provided by high quality working papers, presentations at significant conferences, accolades, or awards. Excellence in teaching can be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments highlighted as part of the application, strong endorsements from referees, and evidence of strong communication and expository skills.

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