Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Economics

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The Department of Economics is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing January 1, 2024 (negotiable) at the St. John’s campus. In exceptional cases, applicants may be considered for a position at the rank of Associate Professor.

The Department is interested in candidates with a specialization in theoretical or empirical macroeconomics or a related field (e.g., international economics, development economics), and who possess strong potential for research and teaching. Duties shall include teaching at the undergraduate and Master’s levels in these areas, as well as other areas of specialty that the candidate might have and that are consistent with the teaching needs of the Department.

The position normally requires a completed doctoral degree in Economics. A completed earned doctorate is required for the appointee to receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-track position. If a successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, the candidate shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment, the candidate shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree.

Letters of application should be sent no later than July 31st 2023. Letters should be addressed to: Dr. Rober Martínez-Espiñeira, Head, Department of Economics, Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, A1C 5S7; Telephone: (709) 864-3676; E-mail: [email protected]. Letters should be accompanied by a curriculum vitae, job market paper (i.e., unpublished research manuscript), research statement, teaching dossier, and the names and contact information of three persons who can supply a letter of reference. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applicants are encouraged to demonstrate their commitment to diversity in research and teaching. Diversity leadership may include promoting a diverse environment; commitment to diversity in the educational community; and meeting the Truth and Reconciliation Commission calls to action.

Information about the Department of Economics at Memorial University can be found on its website at https://www.mun.ca/economics.

Memorial University is committed to employment equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism, and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including: women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous Peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities. All applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of an equity-deserving group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of an equity-deserving group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. Memorial is committed to providing an inclusive learning and work environment. If there is anything we can do to ensure your full participation during the application process, please contact [email protected] directly and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

We acknowledge that the lands on which Memorial University’s campuses are situated are in the traditional territories of diverse Indigenous groups, and we acknowledge with respect the diverse histories and cultures of the Beothuk, Mi’kmaq, Innu, and Inuit of this province.

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