Instructor 1 in Heterodox Economics and Political Economy
University of Manitoba
Department of Economics
University of Manitoba
POSITION VACANCY No. 29498
Heterodox Economics and Political Economy
The Economics and Society Stream of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts, at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time probationary appointment at the rank of Instructor 1 in Heterodox Economics and Political Economy. A PhD (or ABD) in Economics, or a related discipline, is required. The candidate should be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and have a specialization in heterodox economics and political economy. Responsibilities will include undergraduate teaching in one or more delivery modes, including in-person instruction and service-related activities.
The University of Manitoba is the province’s largest, most comprehensive post-secondary educational institution. More than 28,000 students from all over the world currently study in a wide range of programs in the liberal arts and sciences, the creative arts, and the professions. The Economics Department is a vibrant environment with 600 undergraduate majors, as well as active MA and PhD programs.
Winnipeg, a city of over 800,000, offers a vibrant arts community, professional sports teams, affordable housing, diverse cultural institutions, festivals, and entertainment possibilities. Residents of Winnipeg have ample opportunities for leisure activities, including a multitude of parks and trails that offer year-round outdoor recreational opportunities.
The appointment may begin on or after July 1, 2021. The salary for the position will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate.
The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.
Application for this position must include a letter of application and a curriculum vita. As well, three confidential letters of reference must be received directly from the applicant’s referees. Candidates should also include a recent research paper and evidence of effective teaching, such as teaching evaluations and sample course outlines. Applications and confidential references should be sent electronically to ECONSOCI@umanitoba.ca. The deadline for applications to receive full consideration will be January 4, 2021 with the application process remaining open until the position is filled. Further information concerning the Department of Economics may be obtained from http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculty/arts/economics or by e-mailing your questions to ECONSOCI@umanitoba.ca.
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Province of Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.