Full Time Tenure Stream- Teaching Stream - Principles of Economics
Advertiser: Economics, York University
Field(s) of specialization: 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: Flexible
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:

Principles of Economics, 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 teaching stream tenure-track appointment in Principles of Economics at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream to commence July 1, 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and coordinate large-enrollment introductory courses, other undergraduate courses, and to provide creative educational leadership in enhancing teaching and learning through curricular, pedagogical and/or technological innovation in the classroom and at the program level. 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. The successful candidate must have demonstrated excellence, or promise of excellence, in teaching at the university level through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education, technology enhanced learning and community-based learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to bring a theoretical and practical orientation to teaching, learning and curriculum design, and demonstrate good judgment and a reflective approach to innovation in teaching. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education, large classroom engagement, technology enhanced learning, and community-based learning is an asset, as is experience with curriculum development and program design, universal design, and multi-section course coordination that has a positive impact on student learning. Experience in teaching and managing large-enrolment, introductory courses and working as part of a team, 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), Indigenous people and persons with disabilities, can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ 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 EconJobMarket.org. A completed application package should include a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of scholarly interest and teaching philosophy and pedagogy, evidence of teaching evaluations, and three confidential letters of reference, Referees should provide strong letters of reference and be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and experience in relation to the position.

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