Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, Economics
University of Toronto
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Economics
The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto, St. George Campus, invites applications for two full-time teaching stream positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the area of Economics, with an expected start date of July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.
Candidates must have earned a PhD in Economics by the time of appointment, or soon 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 possess 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, 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 and any professional experience that may enhance teaching, 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/ . To be considered for the position, applicants must submit a current curriculum vita, a complete teaching dossier including a teaching statement, course outlines, course 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 and signed), including at least one primarily addressing the candidate’s teaching, to be uploaded directly by the referees. Please note that paper applications will not be accepted.
All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by November 18, 2019, 11:59 pm EST. If you have questions about this position, please contact Professor Gustavo Bobonis at email@example.com.
Information about the University of Toronto, Economics Department is available at http://www.economics.utoronto.ca
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.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.