Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Professorial Stream - Associate Professor
Discipline/Field: Macroeconomics
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Economics
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2023

Department of Economics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University

The Department of Economics, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Macroeconomics at the Associate level, to commence July 1, 2023. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD in Economics is required, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and in teaching. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research in any area of macroeconomics. Areas of research interest include, but are not restricted to, monetary economics, macro-finance, and development. The successful candidate’s research program will contribute to our research strengths and reputation, with the expectation for national and international research leadership.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, and, as appropriate, externally funded research in Economics at the highest level. Candidates must provide evidence of established and continuing research excellence of a recognized international calibre as demonstrated in: the research statement; a record of publications in highly ranked general interest and field journals in Economics, presentations at major conferences; awards and accolades; and strong recommendations from referees of high standing.

The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching and the successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference.

York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.

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 Wai-Ming Ho, Chair of the Department of Economics 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 racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and those who self-identify as 2SLGBTQ+, 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 this voluntary self-identification form/.

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.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 24, 2022.

Applications are to be submitted online through A completed application package should include a cover letter, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, separate statements of research and teaching interests, a job market paper, and three confidential letters of reference.

Questions may be directed to Professor Wai-Ming Ho, Chair, Department of Economics, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. Email: (Subject line: Position in Macroeconomics; Associate).


Posting End Date: November 24, 2022