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Senior Lecturer Opening

Title: Senior Lecturer Opening

  • Employer: Simon Fraser University (Department of Economics)
  • Location: Canada
  • Position Type: Lecturer
  • Deadline: Mar 15, 2018

  • Job Description:


    Simon Fraser University Department of Economics

    The Department of Economics at Simon Fraser University seeks to make a continuing teaching faculty appointment at the rank of Senior Lecturer.

    The expected starting date is September 1, 2018. Normally, faculty members holding a continuing teaching position will teach eight one-term courses across three terms annually. The teaching assignment will be based on the needs of the department and may include introductory, intermediate and/or advanced courses in macroeconomics and microeconomics along with undergraduate field courses.

    The candidate must hold a PhD in economics or a closely related field by the employment start date and have significant teaching experience in post-secondary education. Strong evidence of teaching excellence is the primary criteria for this position.

    Applications must include a CV and a teaching dossier which should include:

    (1) a two-page summary which describes your contributions to and philosophy of
    teaching including work done on curriculum development and pedagogical innovation;
    (2) a one-page summary which describes the evidence related to the quality of
    your teaching performance;
    (3) the syllabi and final exams of the most recent courses taught (submitted as a single
    pdf for up to eight courses); and
    (4) teaching evaluations for the most recent courses taught, including both raw data and
    summary statistics (submitted as a single pdf for up to eight courses).

    You will also be asked to provide three letters of reference. Please note that these letters should explicitly address your teaching achievements and skills.

    Application instructions are available on our website at
    Email inquiries should be directed to

    The Department will start reviewing applications as of March 15, 2018. The position is subject to availability of funding.

    Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see:

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, persons of aboriginal heritage, persons with disabilities, and LGTBQ-identified persons.

  • This position has closed. Applications are no longer accepted.