Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor Empirical Microeconomics
Advertiser: Economics, York University
Field(s) of specialization: Development; Growth - Industrial Organization - Any field
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Department of Economics, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3, Canada (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2022-07-01
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 25 Nov 2021 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 25 Nov 2021
Ad text:

Empirical Microeconomics, Department of Economics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University

The Department of Economics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Empirical Microeconomics at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2022. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD (or a PhD near completion) in Economics is required, with a demonstrated record of excellence, or promise of excellence, in research and in teaching. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research and specialize in any area of empirical microeconomics, with an emphasis on development economics and industrial organization. The successful candidate’s research program will contribute to our research strengths and reputation, with the expectation for national and international research leadership.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, and, as appropriate, externally funded research in Economics at the highest level. Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence or promise of research excellence as demonstrated by an innovative job market paper; a research statement; a record of publications (or forthcoming publications) in highly ranked general interest and field journals, and presentations at major conferences appropriate to their stage of career, as well as strong recommendations from referees of high standing.

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. Evidence of excellence or promise of excellence in teaching will be provided through the teaching statement, teaching accomplishments and evaluations appropriate to the stage of career, as well as strong letters of reference. Pedagogical innovations in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred.

York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.

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 kclo@yorku.ca.

The Department of Economics is committed to addressing the historical underrepresentation of women in Economics by providing a welcoming and supportive environment for all who wish to study, teach and conduct research. Our aim is to promote gender equity and encourage qualified women to apply. 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 25, 2021.

Applications are to be submitted online through https://EconJobMarket.org. A completed application package should include a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, a job market paper, and three confidential letters of reference.

Questions may be directed to Professor Kin Chung Lo, Chair, Department of Economics, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. Email: kclo@yorku.ca

Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Other material (in one file)
  • Cover letter
  • Teaching evaluations
  • Teaching statement
  • Research statement
  • Contact information for references
  • Letters of reference: 3
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