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Assistant Professor - Economic Analysis and Policy

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University of Toronto
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Assistant Professor - Economic Analysis and Policy

Date Posted: 07/26/2021
Closing Date: 11/15/2021, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 5036
Job Category: Faculty - Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: School of Management
Department: Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
Campus:St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Description:

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 Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Economics or a closely related area by the time of the appointment or shortly thereafter, and have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing strengths. Candidates area of research must be in one or more of the following: industrial organization, international trade, macroeconomics, microeconomics, and urban economics. Experience in teaching both undergraduate and graduate students in a management program is desirable.

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. For this position, excellence in research is evidenced primarily by the job-market paper and additional research papers or publications submitted with the application, a research statement, and strong letters of reference from referees of high standing. We seek individuals that have published in, or have works in progress meeting the standards of 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. Further evidence of research excellence is provided by indication of participation in top conferences and presenting research at other highly ranked schools, as well as awards and accolades.

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; and a demonstrated mastery of his or her subject area. This will be demonstrated by the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, teaching evaluations or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities submitted as part of the application, as well as strong endorsements toward teaching from referees and strong performance during the on-campus presentation for short-listed candidates. Other teaching-related activities can include performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or excellent conference presentations or posters.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

About the Organization

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.

Application Procedure

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, and a teaching dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations, as well as one or two working papers or publications.

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 November 15, 2021, 11:59PM ET.

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

Diversity Statement
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.

Accessibility Statement
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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Organization

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest university, recognized as a global leader in research and teaching. U of T's distinguished faculty, institutional record of groundbreaking scholarship and wealth of innovative academic opportunities continually attract outstanding students and academics from around the world.

U of T is committed to providing a learning experience that benefits from both a scale almost unparalleled in North America and from the close-knit learning communities made possible through its college system and academic divisions. Located in and around Toronto, one of the world's most diverse regions, U of T's vibrant academic life is defined by a unique degree of cultural diversity in its learning community.The University is sustained environmentally by three green campuses, where renowned heritage buildings stand beside award-winning innovations in architectural design.

 

U of T is one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.
U of T is one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers.

 

Are you looking for a challenging, meaningful career in a supportive and diverse environment?

Work where the world comes to think.

Work where the world comes to discover.

Work where the world comes to learn.

 

Opportunities exist for people from a wide range of backgrounds, ranging from recent graduates to experienced senior professionals.

We offer challenging work within an open environment that celebrates diversity in all its forms. Our focus is on creating a positive work environment that attracts and retains excellent employees through a combination of competitive compensation, favourable working conditions, opportunities for career growth and development and a unique organizational culture.

Employees have access to:

  • Excellent health and dental benefits;
  • On-site support for training and career development;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Childcare subsidy;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • Scholarships and/or tuition waivers for dependants;
  • Generous paid time off;
  • Support on equity and diversity issues;
  • On-site child care;
  • University Pension Plan;
  • Subsidized athletic facility membership;
  • World-renowned libraries;
  • Confidential counselling services;
  • Parking and TTC Metropasses;
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan;
  • Continued health benefits for pensioners.

 

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