Assistant Professor
Advertiser: Economics, University of Victoria
Field(s) of specialization: Econometrics - Environmental; Ag. Econ.
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Department of Economics University of Victoria, BEC 360 3800 Finnerty Road, Victoria, BC, V8P 5C2, Canada (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2022-07-01
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 15 Nov 2021 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Scheduling interviews
Posting end date: 16 Nov 2021
Ad text:

The Department of Economics at the University of Victoria invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions commencing 1 July 2022.

For the first position, applicants must have a primary field of study in Econometrics with a strong applied research agenda.

For the second position, the Department is seeking to hire a researcher in Environmental/Climate/Resource Economics or in International Economics. Exceptional candidates in other fields may be considered only if a suitable candidate is not found in the areas mentioned above.

All applicants should have a completed PhD (or be close to completion) and must describe in their application how their research will complement or add existing research capacity in the Department (see https://www.uvic.ca/socialsciences/economics/index.php). Candidates are expected to be able to provide both graduate and undergraduate level instruction in a core area, as well as supervision and teaching in their area of specialization. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, as evidenced through course evaluations or reference letters, and must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

UVic is consistently ranked in the top tier of Canada’s research-intensive universities. The Campus is located on the traditional lands of the Coast Salish Peoples and we are privileged to do our work in a way that is inspired by their history, customs and culture. UVic is an equity employer and encourages applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity. Faculty and Librarians at UVic are governed by the provisions of the Collective Agreement. Members are represented by the University of Victoria Faculty Association (www.uvicfa.ca).

To apply, candidates must submit the following material through EconJobMarket or via email to econsearch1@uvic.ca:

· Cover letter that addresses how their research complements or adds to existing research capacity of our department

· CV

· Job market paper

Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted using EconJobMarket or email. If letters are submitted via email, please ask your referees to include your full name in the subject line of the message.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Please indicate in your application package if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.

Complete applications must be received no later than November 15, 2021.

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