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Assistant Professor (Limited-Term), Microeconomic Theory

Western University

London, Ontario
Department of Economics

Academic Vacancy 2022-2023 - Microeconomic Theory

The Department of Economics at the University of Western Ontario invites applications for one limited-term appointment in Economics with a specialization in Microeconomic Theory. Unless otherwise specified, this appointment is effective July 1, 2022 for a one-year term, but an alternate starting date may be arranged. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For this limited-term appointment, the candidate must have completed a PhD in Economics, and demonstrate excellence or clear promise of excellence in teaching, including the ability to successfully teach undergraduate and graduate courses. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or clear promise of excellence in research in microeconomic theory. Preference will be given to the candidate who provides evidence of successful teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level such as positive teaching reviews, teaching awards, or development of new academic courses. The candidate must have excellent oral communication, written communication and interpersonal skills.

Duties include course delivery of six half courses per year in the Economics undergraduate and graduate programs, performing research in microeconomic theory, and some administrative duties.

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, at least three reference letters, and evidence of teaching effectiveness by email to In addition, please complete the first three sections, and include with your application the following form:

Review of applications will commence on May 30, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities. General information about Western can be found at

Western’s Department of Economics has a long-standing reputation as a leading research department in Canada. Information about the Department of Economics can be found at

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact or 519-661-3500.

Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (