Assistant Professor - Economics

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Job FieldThe Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), invites applications for two full time, tenure-stream appointments in Economics. One position will have a focus on urban economics and the other will focus on empirical industrial organization. The appointments will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and will commence on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Economics, with a focus on either urban economics or empirical industrial organization, by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research, and the demonstrated ability to develop an independent, externally funded research program. Candidates must also demonstrate excellence in teaching and be willing to participate in the development and delivery of graduate programs at UTSC. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths.

The successful candidates will be expected to conduct independent and innovative research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, externally funded research program. They must have an emerging record of scholarly accomplishment including publications in leading academic journals, will provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated in a research pipeline that is at high international levels, the quality of the job market paper and other publications or working papers submitted with the application, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards for working in the field and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing.

Excellence in teaching can be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments highlighted as part of the application, a teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations), strong endorsements from referees, and evidence of strong communication and expository skills, which can be demonstrated during the interview and lecture presented to faculty and students, if shortlisted. Applicants are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment through the application materials.

The successful candidates will be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Management at the University of Toronto, will be cross-appointed to the Rotman School of Management and will be expected to participate in the Graduate Department of Management’s graduate programs.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto has been ranked first in Canada and in the top 30 world-wide by most of the major international ranking scores. As a growing three-campus university, we attract a diverse, scholarly and collegial group of faculty. The University of Toronto Scarborough is a research-intensive campus that values and promotes teaching excellence, and is committed to inclusive excellence in the context of a multicultural student body.

The Department of Management has a strong core of research faculty engaged in world-class research in all areas of Management including Operations Management and Analytics, Marketing, Finance, Economics, Organizational Behaviour, Accounting, and Strategy. We offer unique and exceptionally high quality programs that are in high demand and attract the very best students to our Department. We are housed in a state-of-the art building that boasts exceptional lecture halls, a finance trading lab, case rooms and research labs. Additional information on the Department can be found at and the Rotman School of Management

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Please ensure that you include a letter of application (identifying for which position you are applying) with a current curriculum vitae, job market paper, up to three publications or working papers, a research statement outlining current and future research interests; and a teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations and other evidence of teaching experience). All application material must be submitted online.

Three letters of reference must be submitted electronically by your referees (on letterhead, dated, signed) directly to the email address of the position you are interested in: [email protected] OR [email protected] immediately after the online application is initiated. Receipt of all three letters by the closing date will be necessary to consider an application.

Submission guidelines can be found at

Applications must be received by November 18, 2019 and must be submitted online. We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

If you have questions about the application process please contact
Jacqueline Deane at [email protected].

If you have questions about the position itself, please contact Professor David Zweig, Chair of the Department of Management [email protected].

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.

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

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

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Department: UTSC: Management
Campus: Scarborough
Job Posting: Aug 30, 2019
Job Closing: Nov 18, 2019




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Posted: 9/3/2019
Application Due: 12/2/2019
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