Associate Professor/Professor - Economic Analysis and Policy
Date Posted: 07/26/2021
Closing Date: 08/30/2021, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 5037
Job Category: Faculty - Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: School of Management
Department: Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
Campus:St. George (Downtown Toronto)
The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream appointment in the Economic Analysis and Policy area. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor and will commence July 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter.
Applicants must have PhD degree in Economics or a related area, and have a demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing strengths. In particular, we seek applicants working in microeconomic theory. We also value teaching experience at the MBA level.
Candidates will have an established international reputation. The successful candidate for this position is expected to be strongly engaged in innovative and independent research at the highest international level, and to sustain and lead an outstanding and competitive research program.
For this position, excellence in research is evidenced primarily by a sustained and impactful publication record, a strong research statement, and strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. The successful candidate for this position is expected to pursue and sustain innovative and independent research at the highest international level, and to continue to publish articles in internationally recognized top-tier academic journals in the field of Economics. We seek individuals that publish in the American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies and/or journals of similar caliber and international standing. We seek individuals that have an established active research program, that present their research at significant conferences and at other highly-ranked schools, and that are involved in other noteworthy activities in Economics that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline.
Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching, including a strong demonstrated ability to integrate both theory and practice; evidence of effective communication and presentation skills; a willingness to undertake graduate supervision; skillful use of engaging activities that will stimulate and challenge the intellectual capacity of faculty and students; and a demonstrated mastery of their subject area. This will be demonstrated by interviews and seminar presentations for short-listed candidates and by the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, recognition through teaching awards, and strong endorsements from referees.
The University of Toronto is Canada's largest university and has an international research reputation. The Rotman School of Management has a strong research-oriented faculty that is supportive of serious scholarship and is committed to the professional development of its faculty. The Economic Analysis and Policy area provides a stimulating and supportive research environment and a strong commitment to excellence in both research and teaching. The area also maintains strong ties with the department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Science.
The Rotman School operates an undergraduate commerce program, a full-time, part-time and executive MBA program, a Masters in Financial Risk Management, a Masters of Finance, and a Ph.D. program. Rotman is situated in the heart of Toronto, Canada's corporate and financial center, and the world’s most diverse city. Rotman’s core values reflect this diversity and, as such, we have a preference for candidates with demonstrated experience and interest in promoting a diverse and inclusive research and teaching environment. For more information about the Rotman School and its core values, please visit: www.rotman.utoronto.ca/Connect/AboutRotman/OurValues.
Salary is 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; job market paper, working papers, or publications (no more than three papers in all), and a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations.
Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each after an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date. Letters should be addressed to, Professor Heski Bar-Isaac, Search Committee Chair.
Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Professor Heski Bar-Isaac, Search Committee Chair at [email protected].
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by August 30, 2021, 11:59PM ET
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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, LGBTQ2S+ 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.me/UP.
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.
The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.
If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].
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