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Contractually Limited Term (CLT) Position in Economics at Acadia

Title: Contractually Limited Term (CLT) Position in Economics at Acadia

  • Employer: Acadia University (Economics Department)
  • Location: Canada
  • Position Type: Lecturer
  • Deadline: Apr 21, 2017

  • Job Description:

    Acadia University is recognized as one of Canada’s premier undergraduate institutions. Academic innovation and a technology-rich teaching and learning environment have garnered the university a reputation for excellence. Our progressive workplace is located only one hour from Halifax in Nova Scotia's beautiful Annapolis Valley - a small-town setting offering an affordable lifestyle, outstanding recreational opportunities, internationally acclaimed restaurants, a healthy economy, and the best weather in the Atlantic Provinces.

    Faculty of Arts
    Department of Economics

    Position # 10306 CLT – The Department of Economics seeks to fill one 9.5-month contractually limited positions at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, effective August 1, 2017 – May 15, 2018. The successful candidates should have a Ph.D in Economics (ABDs will be considered at the level of Lecturer). Previous teaching experience is highly preferred. The successful candidates will teach five courses during the academic year, namely: introductory micro/macroeconomics, introductory statistics and additional courses pursuant to the needs of the Department/areas of specialization of the applicant. The successful candidates will be expected to engage in scholarly activities and serve on committees within the Department of Economics/Acadia University. The Economics Department is particularly interested in promoting theoretical engagement, innovative student-centered pedagogy, and interdisciplinary connections. For additional information on the Department, please refer to

    Applicants should submit: i) a letter of application, ii) a current CV, iii) clear evidence of their academic credentials, iv) a summary of teaching experience including evidence of teaching effectiveness, and v) three letters of reference. Potential candidates shall send the application package to:

    Dr. Burc Kayahan, Head, Department of Economics
    Acadia University
    Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6
    Phone: (902) 585-1492; Facsimile: (902) 585-1070
    e -mail:

    Applicants are encouraged, if possible, to have their application sent electronically as a single PDF file.

    Closing Date: April 21, 2017

    The University invites applications from all qualified individuals; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Acadia University is committed to employment equity and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. We therefore invite applications from Aboriginal peoples, African Nova Scotians, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and women, as well as persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Consistent with the principles of employment equity, the primary criterion for appointment to a position is academic and professional excellence. Candidates who are a member of one of the aforementioned groups, and who wish to have the application considered as such, should complete the Employment Equity Voluntary Self-Identification Form as part of their application package.