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Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics & School of Business

Title: Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics & School of Business

  • Employer: Trent University (School of Business)
  • Location: Canada
  • Position Type: Lecturer
  • Deadline: May 5, 2017

  • Job Description:

    Trent University Peterborough invites applications for a full-time Senior Lecturer position in the Department of Economics and School of Business. This is a probationary, teaching intensive appointment, commencing July 1, 2017. Consideration for permanency will occur in year 5 of the appointment. The starting salary is between $86,593 - $92,156. Please note that this position is subject to budgetary approval.

    Priority will be given first to applicants who have a completed Ph.D. degree Finance or Financial Economics and secondly to applicants with a Ph.D. in a related field. The successful candidate will teach courses in investments, derivatives, advanced financial management, financial economics, and managerial economics. We will also consider other related fields.

    We seek innovative individuals pursuing a career in university teaching. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence, have a strong ability to integrate both theory and practice through effective communication and presentation skills, stimulate and challenge the intellectual capacity of students, communicate effectively, and show a demonstrated mastery of his or her subject area. Experience and demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activity are also required. The teaching dossier submitted as part of the application should include strong endorsements by referees of high standing reflecting on both excellent teaching and evidence of commitment to pedagogical enquiry and teaching innovation. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a research program that is related to pedagogy in the discipline and to engage actively with the Trent University Centre for Teaching and Learning that is dedicated to promoting, and advancing teaching pedagogy, innovative course development, educational activities and work with external partners.

    Demonstrated experience teaching in Finance and Economics is required. The applicant should also be capable of teaching a range of courses, and contributing to the ongoing improvement in the curriculum.

    Please send applications including a curriculum vitae, teaching dossier including, a statement of teaching philosophy, examples of published work, three letters of reference, and any other supporting materials to Dr. Kirk Collins, Director, School of Business, at schoolofbusiness@trentu.ca. Please note that applications will only be accepted in PDF format via email and should indicate “Senior Lecturer” in the subject line.

    By the closing date, May 5, 2017, candidates should arrange to have at least three letters of reference (on letterhead, signed and scanned) sent directly via email to: Chair Dr. Kirk Collins, Search Committee Trent University Email: schoolofbusiness@trentu.ca

    The review of applicants will begin on May 6, 2017 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Information about Trent, the School of Business and the Department of Economics can be found on our websites at: www.trentu.ca/business and www.trentu.ca/economics, respectively.

    Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Trent University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact kirkcollins@trentu.ca

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