Associate Professor/Professor in General Economics

University of Toronto Department of Economics

Associate Professor / Professor - General Economics

Date Posted: 09/15/2021
Closing Date: 11/15/2021, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 12741
Job Category: Faculty - Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Mississauga
Department: UTM: Economics
Campus:University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)

Description:

The Department of Economics at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in General Economics. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2022.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Economics or in a related field with a focus in Economics, with a clearly demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will have an established international reputation and will be expected to conduct innovative and independent research at the highest international level and maintain an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program. The position comes with both undergraduate and graduate teaching responsibilities. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate courses in the Department of Economics at the University of Toronto Mississauga and will also become a full member of the Graduate Department of Economics of the University of Toronto, undertaking graduate teaching and supervision of doctoral students at the St. George campus.

Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence which can be demonstrated by a record of sustained high-impact contributions and publications in top-ranked and field-relevant journals, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, distinguished awards and accolades, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing. 

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier (with required materials outlined below) submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference.

At UTM we are committed to fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. With an enviable diverse student body, we especially welcome applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, Black, or racially visible (persons of colour), and who have experience working with teaching or mentoring diverse groups or students. Candidates must demonstrate, in their application materials, an ability to foster diversity on campus and within the curriculum or discipline, and must show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial environment. Candidates must submit a statement describing their contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities; efforts undertaken to develop inclusive pedagogies, collaboration, and engagement with underrepresented communities; and mentoring of students from underrepresented groups. If you have questions about this statement, please contact Professor Gueorgui Kambourov at recruiting@economics.utoronto.ca.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Information about the University of Toronto Mississauga Undergraduate Economics Department is available at https://www.utm.utoronto.ca/economics/ and information about the Graduate Economics Department located at the St. George campus is available at www.economics.utoronto.ca.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at https://econjobmarket.org/. Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a research statement outlining current and future research interests; up to three working papers or publications; and a teaching dossier to include a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations. 

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. Econjobmarket will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once an application is submitted. Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that referees submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date of November 15, 2021. Please note that paper applications will not be accepted. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Professor Gueorgui Kambourov at recruiting@economics.utoronto.ca.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by November 15, 2021, 11:59pm EST.

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 uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.