Faculty Position in Economics
Ryerson University Department of Economics
Canada

Two (2) Tenure Track Positions in Economics

Arts, Economics

Posted: October 2, 2020

Deadline to Apply: Sunday, November 15, 2020

Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada and on the  territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples, the Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts at welcomes applications for two (2), full-time tenure track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. The department is seeking candidates with strong quantitative and econometric skills with specialization in the area of Applied Microeconomics for one of the available positions, and with specialization in the areas of International Macroeconomics/Finance or Macroeconomics for the second position.  Both appointments shall be effective July 1, 2021, subject to final budgetary approval.Two (2) Tenure Track Positions in Economics

The successful candidate will engage in a combination of teaching, research and service duties, maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across all activities. Responsibilities will include establishing and maintaining a strong, independent, externally-funded research agenda yielding significant peer-reviewed publications; teaching and supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels; contributing to the undergraduate and graduate programs including taking a lead role in curriculum development/expansion as appropriate; and participating in the academic life of the Department of Economics, the Faculty of Arts and the University through collegial service. 

The successful candidates will have completed a PhD in Economics or a related field. Candidates who are all-but-dissertation (ABD) and are very close to completion of their PhD may also be considered. The successful candidate must present evidence of their: 

  • ability to contribute to our undergraduate, masters and PhD programs through high-quality teaching, excellence in research, collegial service and participation in the academic life;
  • ability to establish and maintain an independent, externally-funded research program capable of yielding publications in high quality peer-reviewed journals;
  • excellence or the prospect for excellence in teaching, demonstrated via a statement of teaching philosophy and accomplishments;
  • strong communication skills and a demonstrated ability to supervise undergraduate and graduate students;
  • commitment to our values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research or creative activities, including a demonstrated ability to make learning accessible and inclusive for a diverse student population; and 
  • an ability to contribute to the life of the Department, Faculty of Arts and the University through collegial service.

At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. At Ryerson and within our department/school, we firmly believe that equity, diversity and inclusion are integral to this path; our current outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do. 

Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples, Indigenous Peoples of North America, Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. 

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA) (www.rfanet.ca). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed here and a summary of RFA benefits can be found.

Ryerson University

Serving a highly diverse student population of over 45,000, with 100+ undergraduate and graduate programs built on the integration of theoretical and practical learning and distinguished by a professionally focussed curriculum with a strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities, is a vibrant, urban university known for its culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, community engagement and city-building through its award-winning architecture. 

Department of Economics

The , consisting of 23 tenured or tenure-track faculty members, prides itself both on the breadth and excellence of its research and the quality of its teaching.  The Department offers undergraduate and masters programs with an emphasis on international economics and finance as well as a PhD program in economics.   

Working at Ryerson

Dedicated to a people first culture, Ryerson is proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer. We invite you to explore the range of benefits and supports available to faculty and their family, including access to our diverse. 

Visit us on Twitter:  @RyersonU, @RyersonHR and @RyersonECI and our.

Ryerson is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. To find out more about legal and policy obligations please visit the accessibility and websites.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their application online via Econ Job Market (). The review of applications will begin November 15, 2020, and will continue until the positions are filled. Applications submitted by November 15th deadline will receive first consideration.  

The application must contain the following: 

  • a letter of application; 
  • a curriculum vitae; 
  • a statement of research interests and at least one research paper; 
  • results of teaching evaluations (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier); and
  • a minimum of three letters of reference

Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority, in accordance with Canadian immigration regulations. Candidates must therefore indicate in their application if they are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada.  

Contacts

Any confidential inquiries about the opportunity can be directed to the Department Chair, Dr. Claustre Bajona

Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Tracey King, Indigenous Human Resources Lead at t26king@ryerson.ca. 

Black candidats who wish to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Nikki Waheed, Co-Chair, Black Faculty & Staff Community Network at . 

For any confidential accommodation needs in order to participate in the recruitment and selection process please contact Renee Gordon, HR Advisor


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