Limited-Term Appointment in Microeconomics
Advertiser: Economics, Concordia University
Field(s) of specialization: Microeconomics
Position type(s): Assistant Professor, Lecturer
Location of job: 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd W, Montreal, Québec, H3G 1M8, Canada
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2024-07-01
Job duration: 1 year
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 30 Mar 2024 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Interview scheduling completed
Posting end date: 30 Mar 2024
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting April, 2024.
Ad text:

The Department of Economics at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, invites applications for a 12-month Limited Term appointment in Microeconomics.

Limited-term Faculty members at Concordia are full-time faculty members whose primary duties include teaching and service, with no research obligations.

Candidates must have completed their PhD or be near completion at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection is teaching excellence.

Candidates are encouraged to share any career interruptions or personal circumstances that may have had an impact on their career goals in their letter of application. These will be carefully considered in the assessment process. The Department values diversity among its faculty and strongly encourages applications from those who will contribute to that profile. Concordia University is an English-language institution of higher learning at which the primary language of instruction and research is English. Since this position supports academic functions of the university, proficiency in English is required. Working knowledge of French, including reading and grading student work in French, is an asset.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. While applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, all applicants must include one of the following statements:

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada


No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

Applications should be submitted online at by March 30, 2024, addressed to: Jorgen Hansen, Chair of the Department of Economics. Applications must include a cover letter clearly identifying the title and position code (24_LTA_ECON_M), a comprehensive curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including course syllabi and evaluations) and the names and contact information of three referees. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. All shortlisted candidates will be required to provide an attestation of their PhD degree, if completed. The appointment is expected to commence on July 1, 2024. Inquiries may be directed to Jorgen Hansen at

Concordia University is strongly committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and recognizes the importance of inclusion in achieving excellence in teaching and research. As part of this commitment to providing our students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational environment of a Next-Generation University, we require all applicants to articulate in their cover letter how their background, as well as lived and professional experiences and expertise have prepared them to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society.

Possible examples to demonstrate a diverse experience might include (but are not limited to):

· teaching about underrepresented populations

· mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds

· committee work

· offering or organizing educational programming

· participation in training and workshops

All applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a short equity survey. Participation in the survey is voluntary and no identifying information about candidates will be shared with hiring committees. Candidates who wish to self-identify as a member of an underrepresented group to the hiring committee may do so in their cover letter or by writing directly to the contact person indicated in this posting.

Full details can be found here.

Submission materials required
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching statement
  • Teaching evaluations
  • Letters of reference: 3
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