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Sessional Instructors, Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 Term Courses, Department of Economics

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Job ID: 13329

Updated: July 27, 2017

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Calgary invites applications for term-certain sessional instructors for the Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 terms.

Fall 2017:

  • ECON 201 (1) - Principles of Microeconomics  
    MWF 10:00-10:50
  • ECON 203 (1) - Principles of Macroeconomics
    MWF 14:00-14:50
  • ECON 301 (2) - Intermediate Economic Theory, Microeconomics I
    TR 12:30-13:45
  • ECON 329 - Electricity Markets -
    MW, 17:00-18:15
  • ECON 427 - Energy Economics and Policy  
    MWF 12:00-12:50
  • ECON 431 - Labour Economics  
    MWF 14:00-14:50
  • ECON 453 - Cost-Benefit Analysis
    TR 09:30-10:45

Winter 2018:

  • ECON 203 (2) - Principles of Macroeconomics
    MWF 11:00-11:50
  • ECON 327 - Petroleum Economics
    MWF 09:00-09:50
  • ECON 423 - International Macroeconomics
    W, 18:00-20:45
  • ECON 493 - Empirical Energy Economics
    MW 17:00-18:15

Position Requirements:

The minimum qualification is a completed PhD or nearly completed PhD in a relevant subject area, or equivalent education and teaching experience, and demonstrated research expertise in the relevant field. All applicants must submit a current CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement of teaching philosophy and methods (addressing the specific goals and objectives of the course you have taught including two examples of successful strategies you have used) and tentative course outline. Applicants who have not already taught at the University of Calgary must arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the address below. All qualified applicants will be considered.

NOTE: These courses are tentative, pending funding and sufficient enrollments.

For course descriptions, please refer to the University Calendar.

Interested applicants should send their application on or before Wednesday, July 26, 2017 to:

Julie Suffield
Department of Economics
Social Sciences Building, Room 454
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4

Applicants will be contacted if their background is suitable to the position.

The amount of remuneration is calculated according to the Collective Agreement, Schedule B. Please see the Faculty Association's website for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration.

As per the Collective Agreement, the Department of Economics will adhere to the right of first refusal terms (Section 23.12.1 and 23.12.2) for Sessional Appointments.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Arts visit Careers in the Faculty of Arts.

About the University of Calgary
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