ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OPENING(S)
Simon Fraser University
Department of Economics
The Department of Economics at Simon Fraser University is inviting applications for one or two full-time tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor pending funding. The expected start date is on or after July 1, 2024. Preference will be given to candidates employing empirical or computational approaches to macroeconomics, monetary economics, international finance/macro, environmental economics, health economics, industrial organization, trade, economic history and public economics. However, strong candidates in all fields will be given serious consideration.
Qualifications for Assistant Professor
Excellence in research and teaching are the primary criteria for this position. The successful candidate must hold a PhD in Economics or a closely related field by the employment start date; however, PhD candidates with solid indication of imminent completion may be hired at the rank of Instructor and will be promoted to the rank of Assistant Professor upon completion of the PhD.
The candidate must demonstrate:
Qualifications for Associate Professor
Excellence in research and teaching are the primary criteria for this position. The successful candidate must hold a PhD in Economics or a closely related field.
The candidate must demonstrate:
Simon Fraser University is an institution whose strength is based on our shared commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Diversity is an underlying principle of our Strategic Vision, which pledges SFU to “foster a culture of inclusion and mutual respect, celebrating the diversity reflected among its students, faculty, staff, and our community. We serve students of diverse ethnic, cultural, linguistic and international origins. Therefore, interest and/or experience in working in multicultural and international settings with students who have diverse backgrounds is a desired attribute of all applicants.”
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the University’s research excellence through a rigorous research program. The candidate will be expected to teach courses in both the undergraduate and graduate program in areas specified above. Finally, it is expected that the successful candidate will contribute to the Department, Faculty, University and the academic community through service.
Applications must include a cover letter, 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 and whether you are legally eligible to work in Canada.
Faculty salaries at SFU are based on the salary scales bargained between the University and the SFU Faculty Association. A reasonable estimate of the salary range for the Assistant Professor rank is $134,652 to $159,866, dependent on experience and inclusive of a market differential. A reasonable estimate of the salary range for the Associate Professor rank is $157,065 to $179,478, dependent on experience and inclusive of a market differential. Candidates with experience commensurate with higher ranks may also be considered for appointment at the associate professor rank.
The Department will start reviewing applications for Associate Professor on November 15, 2023 and will start reviewing applications for Assistant Professor on November 28, 2023. Email inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The positions are 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 SFU.
We acknowledge the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw), Musqueam (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm), TsleilWaututh, 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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