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Assistant Professor - Economics

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University of Toronto
Location
St. George (Downtown Toronto)

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Assistant Professor - Economics

Date Posted: 09/27/2022
Closing Date: 11/14/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 26108
Job Category: Faculty - Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & Science
Department: Dept of Economics
Campus:St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Description:

The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto, St. George Campus invites applications for up to three full-time tenure stream appointments in the area of Economics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor with an expected start date of July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have earned a PhD in Economics or related area by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching in Economics. While other applicants will be considered, we have a special interest for those who specialize in Environmental Economics, Urban Economics or Macro and Monetary Economics. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement our existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level, and to establish an outstanding, competitive, externally funded research program. The position comes with both undergraduate and graduate teaching responsibilities.

Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in research of the highest international caliber, which can be demonstrated by an innovative job market paper with a significant contribution to the literature, strong recommendations by referees of high standing, the submitted research statement, high quality working papers, a record of publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, presentations at significant conferences, accolades, and awards.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference, the teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations, or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities submitted as part of the application. Other teaching-related activities can include performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, and excellent conference presentations or posters.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications must be submitted online at https://econjobmarket.org/ . A complete application will include a current curriculum vitae, a research statement outlining current and future research interests, a job market paper, up to three working papers or publications, a teaching dossier (which includes a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations or evidence of superior performance in other teaching-related activities as listed above), and three letters of reference (on letterhead, dated, and signed) uploaded directly by referees.

Please note that paper applications will not be accepted. If you have questions about this position please contact Professor Gueorgui Kambourov at [email protected].


For more information about the Department of Economics at the University of Toronto St. George campus please visit our home page at http://www.economics.utoronto.ca.

Applications must be received online by November 14, 2022, 11:59pm EST. Only complete applications, including all application materials and reference letters, will be considered.

Caution: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T faculty job board. Please see the information above for the application instructions. Applications submitted via the U of T platform will NOT be considered for this position.

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.

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.

 

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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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