Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - Economics

Location
Toronto,
Posted
Feb 23, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - Economics - 1800479

The Department of Economics at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus invites applications for one one-year Contractually Limited-Term Appointment in the area of Economics at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream beginning September 1, 2018 and ending on August 31, 2019.

We seek enthusiastic individuals with the ability and ambition to advance our department's rigorous, highly-ranked undergraduate programs. Candidates must have recently earned a Ph.D. in Economics by the start date of the appointment or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry, have the capacity to expertly incorporate current research within economics into our undergraduate courses, and possess excellent expository, organizational, and interpersonal skills. At the application stage, the necessary evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogy includes strong endorsements from referees of high standing, working papers or publications, and a creative, coherent and complete teaching dossier that highlights teaching accomplishments and any professional experience that may enhance teaching. A complete teaching dossier includes a teaching statement, course outlines, course evaluations, and select course materials that directly support and illustrate the teaching statement. While the ideal candidate must have a record of excellence in teaching, candidates with a record of excellence in communicating research findings will also be considered. Evidence of excellence in communicating research findings can be demonstrated through the expository skills evident in a candidate's research papers, presentation slides, conference presentations and strong letters of reference. The successful candidate must also possess strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues on our undergraduate courses and programs. Teaching duties are in the undergraduate program, and will include program-required courses at the first and/or second year level and may also include upper-year undergraduate courses.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should be submitted online at http://www.economics.utoronto.ca/apply . A completed application will include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a teaching dossier, one or more working papers, and three letters of reference (on letterhead, dated and signed). The deadline for applications is April 2, 2018. Please note that paper applications will not be accepted.

If you have questions about this position please contact Professor Gueorgui Kambourov at economics.utm@utoronto.ca. Information about the University of Toronto Mississauga Undergraduate Economics Department is available at www.utm.utoronto.ca/academic/eco/ and information about the Graduate Economics Department located at the St. George campus is available at www.economics.utoronto.ca.

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: Limited Term (Teaching Stream)
Faculty / Division: University of Toronto Mississauga
Department: UTM: Economics
Campus: Mississauga
Job Posting: Feb 22, 2018
Job Closing: APR 02, 2018, 11;59PM EST

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