Assistant/Associate Professor Openings (2)
Advertiser: Department of Economics, Simon Fraser University
Field(s) of specialization: Economic History - Environmental; Ag. Econ. - Industrial Organization - International Trade - Microeconomics - Public Economics - Theory - Health; Education; Welfare - Computational Economics - Political Economy
Position type(s): Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Location of job: Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2023-07-01
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Target date for applications: 15 Nov 2022
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 5 Jan 2023
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video
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Simon Fraser University Department of Economics

The Department of Economics at Simon Fraser University is inviting applications for two full-time tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The expected start date is on or after July 1, 2023. Preference will be given to candidates employing theoretical, empirical or computational approaches to microeconomics, especially in the fields of trade, environment, history, health, IO, public, and political economy. However, strong candidates in all fields will be given serious consideration.

Excellence in research and teaching are the primary criteria for this position. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Economics or a closely related field completed by the employment start date or shortly thereafter.

The candidates will, depending on rank, have developed or demonstrate the potential for developing:

· a strong record of research productivity commensurate with their experience;

· a successful research program;

· excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level;

· successful supervision of graduate students.

Appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, depending on qualifications. For Assistant Professor, only those eligible to be appointed or promoted to the rank will be considered. For Associate Professor, only those holding or expected to hold the rank at the start of the employment will be considered.

Applications must include a CV, three confidential reference letters, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and samples of research papers. Please indicate which rank you are applying for in the application. Application instructions are available on our website at

The Department will start reviewing applications for Associate Professor on 15 November 2022 and will start reviewing applications for Assistant Professor on 28 November 2022. Email inquiries should be directed to The position is subject to the availability of funding.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.

We acknowledge the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw), Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), Tsleil-Waututh (səlilwətaɬ), Katzie, and Kwikwetlem peoples, on whose traditional territories Simon Fraser University's three campuses stand. By recognizing the Unceded Traditional Coast Salish territories, we aspire to create space for reconciliation through dialogue and decolonizing practices.

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