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Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

  • Employer: University of Northern British Columbia (Department of Economics)
  • Location: Canada
  • Position Type: Assistant Professor
  • Deadline: Apr 23, 2017

  • Job Description:



    Department of Economics
    College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences


    Assistant Professor
    (Tenure-Track Position)



    The University of Northern British Columbia invites applications to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1 2017.

    The Department offers an undergraduate degree with an applied focus, a Master’s degree in Development Economics, and also contributes to other programs. The branch Research Data Centre at UNBC, affiliated with the British Columbia Inter-University Research Data Centre, provides opportunities for researchers to access detailed Statistics Canada data. More information about the Department of Economics at UNBC can be found at: http://www.unbc.ca/economics .

    The successful candidate will teach a breadth of undergraduate and graduate level Economic courses, which may include macroeconomics, econometrics and statistics. Candidates will present a record of teaching excellence at both undergraduate and graduate levels and also indicate additional areas of teaching interest if applicable. Candidates will also hold a record of evidence indicating a strong and promising research program. This will include a comprehensive research plan, research grants and scholarships received, articles published in highly rated journals, books published by respected presses, talks given at prominent academic conferences, research-related nominations and awards appropriate to stage of career. Additionally the successful candidate will also be expected to effectively undertake service activities and must hold a PhD in Economics.

    Located in north-central British Columbia, Prince George is a city of 80,000 people with broad cultural, educational, and recreational amenities. Prince George is a friendly, family oriented community, with a wide range of quality schools and a variety of affordable housing. The lakes, forests and mountains of Northern and central British Columbia offer an unparalleled natural environment in which to live and work. For more information about the city of Prince George please consult www.unbc.ca/northernbc and www.tourismpg.com. For more information on working at UNBC please consult http://www.unbc.ca/provost/resources-for-new-faculty .

    Applicants should forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FAEC07-17-CW to: The Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9. Fax: (250) 960-5791. Please direct inquiries to: Dr. Baotai Wang, Chair of Economics, at Telephone: (250)960-6489, Email: baotai.wang@unbc.ca.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.



    Applications received on or before April 14, 2017, will receive full consideration;
    however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.