Two Twelve Month Limited Term Appointments – Economics
Faculty/Academic Area :
Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
Position Summary :
The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for (two) twelve-month Limited Term Appointments in the Department of Economics at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2018 subject to budgetary approval.
Applicants in all fields will be considered with preference given to candidates with expertise in microeconomics, macroeconomics, business strategy and industrial organization.
Qualifications for the positions are candidates who hold, or will have nearly completed, a PhD in Economics. Preference will be given to candidates with university teaching experience and candidates who have demonstrated teaching excellence and a commitment to pedagogical innovation and scholarship. Duties primarily include undergraduate teaching.
Applications and reference letters should be submitted through the AEA JOE Network. https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/listings.
Please address your application to Dr. Steffen Ziss, Chair, Department of Economics. Applications should include a covering letter, curriculum vitae, a link to or pdf file for research papers, three letters of reference and a teaching dossier. Paper applications will not be accepted.
Applications will be accepted until the deadline date of March 15, 2018.
Applicants can learn more about the Department and current faculty research interests at https://students.wlu.ca/programs/lazaridis-school/economics/index.html
Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. Laurier welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and a person of any sexual identities and gender identities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, as per Canadian immigration laws, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obligated to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenships, however, all applicants must include one of the following statements in their cover letter:
Yes, I am a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
No, I am not a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada
Members of designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence to: Dr. Micheál Kelly, Dean, Lazaridis School. Further information on the equity policy can be found at https://www.wlu.ca/about/governance/assets/resources/8.4-employment-equity.html
Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching, in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines. To obtain a copy of this job description in an accessible format, please contact jdilella @wlu.ca.
The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. All nominations and applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the Search Committee and a short list of candidates shall be interviewed. Only those applicants selected for the short list will be contacted.