Weatherall Postdoctoral Fellow
Advertiser: Economics, Queen's University
Field(s) of specialization: Econometrics
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: 94 University Avenue, Dunning Hall, Room 207, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2024-07-01
Job duration: 2 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Target date for applications: 1 Feb 2024
Application deadline: 30 Apr 2024 midnight UTC (accepting applications)
Posting end date: 30 Apr 2024
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting February, 2024.
Ad text:

The Department of Economics at Queen’s University invites applications for up to two Weatherall Postdoctoral Fellowships. These are one-year fellowships, commencing on July 1st, 2024, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Postdoctoral Fellows will work under the supervision of a host professor in the Department. While, we are particularly interested in applicants with research and teaching interests in the area of econometrics, applicants in other fields are also encouraged to apply.

Applicants must obtain clearance to graduate from their PhD program before starting their postdoctoral fellowship.

Postdoctoral Fellows appointed to these positions are expected to reside in Kingston, to be actively involved in the day-to-day life of the Economics Department, and to collaborate in developing research ideas in with faculty and students in the Department.

The Postdoctoral Fellowship carries a full-time salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The incumbent will also be expected to teach at least one course per year and may have the option to teach two, depending on availability. In addition, the Department of Economics will provide some resources to cover research expenses. These may include, for example, computer hardware and software, technical books and journals, and travel to conferences.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

A complete application consists of:

· a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship/permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);

· a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of published and unpublished works);

· a job market paper;

· a statement of current and prospective research interests;

· a statement of teaching interests and experience (including evaluations if available);

· the names of three referees, who will send letters of references separately.

Further information about the Department of Economics may be found at: http://www.econ.queensu.ca.

The University has policies in place to support its employees with disabilities, including an Accommodation in the Workplace Policy and a policy on the provision of job accommodations that take into account an employee's accessibility needs due to disability. The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact: the Department of Economics, Sharon Sullivan, at sullivas@queensu.ca, phone number (613) 533-2252.

Please note: All candidates should apply online at http://www.econjobmarket.org. It is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that letters of reference are also submitted via Econjobmarket.

Applications will be reviewed commencing February 1st, 2024.

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Submission materials required
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Job market paper
  • Letters of reference: 3
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