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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Econometrics, Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts

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Job ID: 14205

Updated: December 4, 2017

Location: Main Campus

Position Overview

The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Econometrics with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018. 

We are seeking a scholar who will establish and maintain an active research program in econometrics or applied micro-econometrics, with the ability to secure external research funding. The successful applicant is expected to conduct high-quality research, participate in teaching, and play an active role in supervising students. Service to the department, faculty, University and community is also expected. 

The successful applicant will have, or be expected to soon have, a PhD in economics and must demonstrate evidence of, or potential for, publication in high-quality peer-reviewed journals. Evidence of potential publication success can be provided through a strong sample of current research and a statement of research interests, demonstrating currency in the field and outlining future research directions. Evidence of excellence in teaching may be demonstrated by a strong statement of teaching philosophy and outstanding teaching evaluations. 

The Department of Economics is a research-intensive department with high standards in research and teaching. We value interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to research and training, and strongly encourage collaboration. Please visit the Department of Economics’ website for more information.

Applications must be received by December 03, 2017.  Interviews will be held at the Canadian Economics Employment Exchange in Toronto (December 2017) and the ASSA meeting in Philadelphia (January 2018).  Cover letters should indicate if applicants will be attending these meetings.  Those unable to attend these events will be considered and, if warranted, interviews scheduled through alternative means.

Interested individuals are requested to apply on Econ Job Market: Applicants should upload the following materials as separate documents:

  • Curriculum vita
  • Statement of research interests
  • Teaching portfolio including student evaluations
  • Copies of relevant research papers.
  • Applicants must also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to Econ Job Market. All materials must be submitted in .pdf format. 

The deadline for applications is December 03, 2017. 

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.

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