Assistant Professor - Economic Analysis & Policy

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Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Economic Analysis & Policy - 1800563

The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto invites applications from qualified individuals for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in the Economic Analysis and Policy area with a specialty in both Behavioral Economic Theory and Game Theory. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2018.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Economics by the time of appointment and demonstrated excellence in research in the field of Behavioral Economic Theory and in the field of Game Theory, as well as excellence in teaching. They will be expected to mount an innovative and externally funded research program at the highest international level. The position comes with undergraduate and graduate teaching responsibilities, including courses in 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, published papers in high quality peer-reviewed journals in Economics, and a research pipeline that is at high international levels, as well as strong recommendations by referees of high international standing. Further support can be provided by high quality working papers, presentations at significant conferences, accolades, or awards. Papers should demonstrate research into both Behavioral Economic Theory and Game Theory.

Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in teaching with previous experience teaching in a peer research university, including teaching undergraduate courses and graduate courses specifically at the Ph.D. level. Excellence in teaching can be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments, teaching statement, and teaching dossier submitted as part of the application as well as strong endorsements from referees.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Rotman School is proudly situated in the heart of Toronto, Canada's corporate and financial centre, and the world's most diverse city. The School's core values reflect this diversity and, as such, we have a preference for candidates with demonstrated experience and skill in fostering a diverse and inclusive research and teaching environment. For more information about the Rotman School and its core values, please visit

A completed application will include a curriculum vitae, one or more working papers, a teaching statement and teaching dossier and three letters of reference. The deadline for applications is April 2, 2018. Please note that paper applications will not be accepted.

By closing date, April 2, 2018, candidates should arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the writers to:

Matthew Mitchell
Professor and Chair, Recruiting Committee, Economic Analysis and Policy
Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
Email: [email protected]

Please note: Submission guidelines can be found at We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

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, personas 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.meUP.

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

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
Department: Rotman School of Management
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Feb 23, 2018
Job Closing: April 2, 2018





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Posted: 2/24/2018
Application Due: 4/3/2018
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