Assistant Professor - Economic Analysis and Policy

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Job FieldTheRotman School of Management at the University of Toronto invites applicationsfor a full-time tenure stream appointment in theEconomic Analysis and Policy area with a specialty in Macroeconomics. Theappointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2020, or shortlythereafter.

We seek experienced candidates who must already hold a PhD degree in Economics or a related area, and have a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching in Macroeconomics or a closely related field. The successful applicant will possess a strong demonstrated ability to integrate theory and practice through effective communication and presentation skills, and to stimulate and challenge the intellectual capacity of students. Experience in teaching both undergraduate and graduate students in a management program is desirable.

We seek candidates whose research andteaching interests complement and enhance our existingstrengths in economic analysis and policy. The successful candidate is expected to pursue independent, innovative research at the highest international level, and to establish an outstanding and competitive research program leading to publications in internationally recognized top-ranked academic journals.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence as demonstrated by a record of high-impact contributions and publications in top-ranked and field-relevant journals, or forthcoming publications and other work in progress meeting high international standards. Other evidence of research excellence may include presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

The successful candidate will also have astrong commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate andgraduate level, and to graduate student training and supervision. Evidence ofexcellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, theteaching dossier, a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and the teachingevaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters ofreference, and a strongperformance during the on-campus presentation for short-listed candidates.

The Universityof Toronto is Canada's largest university and has an international researchreputation. The Rotman School of Management has astrong research oriented faculty that is supportive of serious scholarship andis committed to the professional development of its faculty. The EconomicAnalysis and Policy area provides a stimulating and supportive researchenvironment and a strong commitment to excellence in both research and teaching.The area also maintains strong ties with the department of Economics in theFaculty of Arts and Science.

TheRotman School operates an undergraduate commerce program, a full-time,part-time and executive MBA program, a Masters in Financial Risk Management, aMasters of Finance, and a Ph.D. program. Rotman is situated in the heart ofToronto, Canada's corporate and financial center, and the world’s most diversecity. Rotman’s core values reflect this diversity and, as such, we have apreference for candidates with demonstrated experience and interest in promotinga diverse and inclusive research and teaching environment. For more informationabout the Rotman School and its core values, please visit:

Salariesare competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. No paper applications or supporting documents will be accepted. Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a research statement outlining current and future research interests; up to four working papers or publications; and a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations.

Applicants must also arrange to have three letters ofreference sent directly by the referee via email (on letterhead and signed) to [email protected] by the closing date.

Submission guidelines can be found at Werecommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Wordformat. If you have any questions about this position, please contact ProfessorHeski Bar-Isaac,Search Committee Chair at [email protected].

All application materials, includingreference letters, must be received by December 9, 2019.

The University ofToronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especiallywelcomes 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 ofideas.

As part of your application, you will beasked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Anyinformation directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed bysearch committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated forinstitutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

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

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Department: Rotman School of Management
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Sep 19, 2019
Job Closing: Dec 10, 2019




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Posted: 9/21/2019
Application Due: 12/20/2019
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