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Sessional Instructors, Spring/Summer 2019, Department of Economics

Job ID: 17474

Updated: February 7, 2019

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Department of Economics invites applications for sessional instructors to teach the following courses in Spring/Summer 2019:  

Spring Term (May 6 - June 28, 2019): 

ECON 201 (01): Principles of Microeconomics
Monday/Wednesday 9:00 - 11:45

ECON 201 (02): Principles of Microeconomics
Monday/Wednesday 18:00 - 20:45

ECON 203: Principles of Macroeconomics
Tuesday/Thursday 9:00 - 11:45

ECON 301: Intermediate Economic Theory - Microeconomics I
Monday/Wednesday 12:00 - 14:45

ECON 321: The Global Trading System
Monday/Wednesday 9:00 - 11:45

ECON 337: Development Economics
Tuesday/Thursday 12:00 - 14:45

ECON 395: Use of Statistics in Economics
Monday/Wednesday 9:00 - 11:45

ECON 399.1: Selected Topics in Economics I - Sports Economics
Monday/Wednesday 18:00 - 20:45

Summer Term (July 2 - August 23, 2019)

ECON 201: Principles of Microeconomics
Monday/Wednesday 9:00 - 11:45

ECON 203: Principles of Macroeconomics
Tuesday/Thursday 18:00 - 20:45

ECON 341: Money and Banking
Monday/Wednesday 12:00 - 14:45

ECON 355: Canadian Public Finance
Tuesday/Thursday 16:00 - 18:45 

ECON 395: Use of Statistics in Economics
Tuesday/Thursday 12:00 - 14:45

ECON 425: International Trade
Monday/Wednesday 16:00 - 18:45

Position Requirements:

  • PhD in economics or a related field is preferred, although strong candidates with an MA may also be considered
  • Evidence of successful teaching
  • Leadership experience in a university setting

Please submit your application online via the 'Apply Now' link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. Your four application attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents):

  • Cover letter
  • Current CV
  • Proof of educational credentials
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and methods
  • Names and descriptions of past courses you have taught
  • Teaching evaluations from a course you have taught and/or for which you have served as a Teaching Assistant
  • Student Evaluations (if available)

Please also arrange to have three reference letters forwarded directly to Dr. R. Oxoby, Department Head, Department of Economics.

Sessional positions are offered on a per course basis. Please see The Faculty Association of the University of Calgary (TUCFA) website for further information regarding conditions of employment and remuneration. As per the Collective Agreement, the Department of Economics adheres to the right of first refusal terms (Section 23.12.1 and 23.12.2) for Sessional Appointments. We reserve the right to change dates/times and courses offered. Course offerings are tentative pending sufficient student enrollment.

For course descriptions, please refer to the University Calendar. 

Application Deadline: February 28, 2019

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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.

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