Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Applied Microeconomic Theory
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Economics
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2018

The Department of Economics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Applied Microeconomic Theory at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2018.

The successful candidate will have a completed PhD in Economics (or be near completion), must demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service; and will have publications appropriate to their stage of career. In addition, applicants should have the breadth and versatility to teach a variety of undergraduate courses. The successful candidate should be prepared to participate actively in the Graduate Program in Economics and be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications are to be submitted online through In their application package, applicants should submit a signed letter of application (cover letter) outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of their scholarly writing (maximum 50 pp.), and a teaching dossier. Additionally, applicants should arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be uploaded through

Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: Please select the "Affirmative Action" tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found.

The deadline for applications is November 30, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


Posting End Date: November 30, 2017