Assistant Professor, Economics
Advertiser: Economics, McGill University
Field(s) of specialization: Industrial Organization - International Finance/Macro - International Trade - Public Economics
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: 855 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, Canada
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2023-08-01
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 31 Dec 2022
Ad text:

Assistant Professor, Economics
Department of Economics
McGill University

The Department of Economics invites applications for a tenure-track position. The appointment is expected to be at the rank of Assistant Professor, but appointment at a higher rank is possible under exceptional circumstances. The department is especially interested in researchers working in the fields of International Economics, Public Economics, or Industrial Organization. Exceptional candidates in other fields of Economics may be considered. The position start date is August 1, 2023.

For more information about the Department of Economics please see: Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Department of Economics, Francisco Ruge-Murcia, at

Job Duties: Teaching, research, and service to the institution.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Candidates should have completed their PhD or be near completion. An applicant’s record of performance must provide evidence of outstanding research potential. In addition to an innovative research portfolio, the successful candidate is expected to show promise of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The language of instruction at McGill is English, but a working knowledge of French is an asset.

Job Type: Tenure-track

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Documents:

  • A cover letter and curriculum vitae.
  • Recent research papers.
  • Three confidential letters of reference submitted directly by the referees.

Application Deadline: Applications must be submitted online at:

Applications should be received by November 30, 2022, to guarantee full consideration, although applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Candidates selected for interview will be expected to submit the same information to the McGill local Human Resources platform on Workday.

Commitment to Equity and Diversity:

McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence,

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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