Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - Economics
University of Toronto
TAssistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Contractually Limited Term Appointment (CLTA) - Economics
The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto St. George campus invites applications for a three-year contractually limited term appointment in the area of Economics. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream and is expected to commence on July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter and end June 30, 2024.
Applicants must have earned a PhD in Economics by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching with teaching expertise in a degree granting program, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of course material. Additionally, candidates must possess a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices and a demonstrated interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.
We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths and who are enthusiastic and innovative individuals pursuing an award-winning career in university teaching, with both the demonstrated ability and ambition to enhance the domestic and international reputation of our undergraduate programs.
The successful candidate must present clear evidence of an outstanding teaching record; good judgement and a reflective approach to teaching innovation; and the demonstrated capacity to expertly incorporate current research from at least two sub-fields within economics into our undergraduate courses.
The successful candidate must have a demonstrated capacity to adeptly teach large-enrollment introductory and intermediate economics sequences, as well as undergraduate field courses in the candidate’s research areas, and demonstrate excellent expository, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, professional experiences that may enhance teaching, and a creative and coherent teaching dossier submitted as part of the application that highlights teaching accomplishments, including a strong teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications must be submitted online at https://econjobmarket.org/. A complete application will include a cover letter, a current curriculum vita, a complete teaching dossier including a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, teaching evaluations, and select course materials that directly support and illustrate the teaching statement, up to three working papers or publications and at least three letters of reference (on letterhead, dated, and signed), including at least one primarily addressing the candidate’s teaching, to be uploaded to Econ Job Market directly by the referees.
Please note that paper applications will not be accepted. If you have questions about this position, please contact Professor Gueorgui Kambourov at email@example.com. For more information about the Department of Economics at the University of Toronto St. George campus please visit our homepage at http://www.economics.utoronto.ca
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by March 1, 2021, 11:59 pm EST.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.
The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.
If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.