Assistant Professor

Carleton University - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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About the Position:
The Department of Economics at Carleton University invites applications from qualified candidates for a preliminary tenure-track faculty position in the field of Econometrics at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2020.

The main criteria for selection are evidence of high-quality research in econometrics and good teaching potential. In terms of teaching, the expectation is to teach theoretical econometrics at the graduate and undergraduate levels and courses on applied econometrics or data science. The selected candidate is also expected to engage in graduate students’ supervision in econometrics and empirical economics.

About the Academic Unit:
The Department of Economics is housed in Carleton University’s Faculty of Public Affairs. It offers the Bachelor of Economics (Honours and General), as well as the International Economic Policy and Global Development specializations in the Bachelor of Global and International Studies to approximately 1000 students within the Faculty of Public Affairs. The Bachelor of Economics allows students to pursue a number of concentrations including computational analysis, economic theory, financial economics and natural resources, environment and the economy. The Department also offers an M.A. in Economics, and in partnership with the University of Ottawa, a Ph.D. in Economics through the Ottawa Carleton Graduate School of Economics. Academic positions in Economics offer opportunities for interaction with excellent colleagues. Our faculty members have published regularly in top general and field journals. Naturally, such positions also offer opportunities for interaction with the students in our Ph.D. program. Location in close proximity to the Bank of Canada, Statistics Canada, Finance Canada, and the University of Ottawa provides many advantages. Further information about the Department is available at

Candidates should hold (or expect to complete prior to the date of appointment) a doctoral degree in economics (or in a highly related field) and have a record of high-quality research and good teaching potential.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should apply via Applications must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, job market paper, a statement of teaching interests and experience, and samples of research papers. Applicants should also arrange to have three referees upload letters to

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

The Department anticipates interviewing at the Canadian Economics Employment Exchange (CEEE) in Toronto on December 6-7, 2019 and at the AEA Annual Meeting in San Diego on January 3-5, 2020. Short-listed candidates will be invited for a campus visit to take place early in 2020.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

About Carleton University:
Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 30,000 students in more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking, discovery, and the generation of transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Carleton’s location in Ottawa, Ontario provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with numerous and diverse groups and institutions. Canada’s capital has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary. Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be carefully considered.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.