Assistant Professor – Macroeconomics

University of Toronto

Job title: Assistant Professor – Macroeconomics

Company: University of Toronto

Job description: Date Posted: 09/17/2020
Closing Date: 11/16/2020, 11:59PM EDT
Req ID: 411
Job Category: Faculty – Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: University of Toronto Mississauga
Department: UTM: Economics
Campus: University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)


The Department of Economics at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the field of Macroeconomics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Economics or in a related field with a focus in Economics by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching in the field of Macroeconomics. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen . The successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program. The position comes with undergraduate and graduate teaching responsibilities, including courses and Ph.D. supervision in the broadly defined field of Macroeconomics. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate courses in the Department of Economics at the University of Toronto Mississauga, and will also become a full member of the Graduate Department of Economics of the University of Toronto, undertaking graduate teaching and supervision of doctoral students at the St. George campus.

Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in research which can be demonstrated by an innovative job market paper with a significant contribution to the literature and strong recommendations by referees of high standing. Further support can be provided by publications in top-ranked and field-relevant journals, high quality working papers, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and the teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Information about the University of Toronto Mississauga Undergraduate Economics Department is available at and information about the Graduate Economics Department located at the St. George campus is available at .

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online at . Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a job market paper; up to three working papers; and a teaching dossier to include a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. Econjobmarket will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once an application is submitted. Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that referees submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date. Please note that paper applications will not be accepted. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Professor Gueorgui Kambourov at .

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by November 16, 2020.

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Location: Mississauga, ON

Job date: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 07:34:55 GMT

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