The Department of Economics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream appointment in Economics, at the Associate/Full Professor level, to commence July 1, 2021. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.
This opportunity is open only to qualified individuals who self-identify as women. Recognizing the underrepresentation of female faculty, this opportunity is part of the University’s Affirmative Action program.
A PhD in Economics is required. Candidates must show excellence in teaching, scholarly research and publication and service. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research, which can be in any field of specialization within Economics.
The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, and, as appropriate, externally funded research at the highest level.
Candidates must provide evidence of established and continuing research excellence of a recognized international calibre as demonstrated in: the research statement; a record of publications (or forthcoming publications) with significant journals in the field; presentations at major conferences; awards and accolades; and strong recommendations from referees of high standing.
Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference.
The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching and the successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
York University champions new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Through cross-disciplinary programming, innovative course design, diverse experiential learning and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and more than 300,000 alumni.
York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Professor Kin Chung Lo, Chair of the Department of Economics at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This selection is limited to candidates who self-identify as women. York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/self-identification-form. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/work-authorization-form.
The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 30, 2020.
Applications are to be submitted online through EconJobMarket.org. In their application package, applicants should submit a signed letter of application (cover letter) outlining their professional experience and field(s) of specialization, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of their scholarly writing (maximum 50 pp.), and a teaching dossier. Additionally, applicants should arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be uploaded through EconJobMarket.org.
Questions may be directed to Professor Kin Chung Lo, Chair, Department of Economics, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, 1144 Vari Hall, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Email: email@example.com.