Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Behavioural Economics
Home Faculty: Schulich School of Business
Home Department/Area/Division: Economics
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2020

The Economics Area of the Schulich School of Business, York University invites applications for a tenure-track professorial stream appointment in Behavioural Economics at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A Ph.D. or a Ph.D. defense scheduled before July 1, 2020 in Economics or a related field is required.

Preference will be given to candidates who are able to teach effectively in the BBA and MBA Programs and communicate with managerial audiences. They should also have the ability to teach microeconomics and macroeconomics in a Business School setting. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experimental methods and field research is preferred. Evidence of teaching effectiveness is demonstrated through positive teacher evaluations. Experience in curriculum development is an asset.

We are specifically looking for candidates who conduct research in behavioural economics using advanced methods in experimental or field research. Outstanding and ongoing program of academic research is demonstrated by publishing in top‐tier economic, behavioural or experimental economics journals commensurate with length of academic career. Preference will be given to candidates that have proven in their published research that they can work with organizations and/or provide insights on public policy.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Professor Irene Henriques, Chair of the Search Committee at .

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 women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at .

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 29, 2019. A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three letters of reference and teaching evaluations should be sent by e-mail to: Professor Irene Henriques, ECON Search Committee Chair, Schulich School of Business, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3. Email:

Please place in the subject line of the e-mail the specific phrase: “ECON Position July 2020”.


Posting End Date: November 29, 2019