ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - Department of Economics

McMaster University - Hamilton, ON (4 months ago)

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The Department of Economics at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (or Associate Professor in the case of an exceptional candidate) commencing July 1, 2020. The Department has particular interest in hiring in health economics but will also consider exceptional applied micro candidates with a strong interest in empirical research. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed their PhD or who

expect to complete their PhD requirements prior to July 1, 2020.

The Department of Economics at McMaster is a research-intensive academic unit. The appointee will be expected to conduct an independent research program yielding significant peer-reviewed publications, to attract external peer-reviewed research funding, to teach undergraduate and graduate students, and to supervise doctoral students.

Applications should include an application letter, a curriculum vitae, a job market paper (and other research papers, if available), a short research summary, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available) and three confidential letters of reference. Applications will only be accepted on-line at EconJobMarket, www.econjobmarket.org.

The Department will begin reviewing applications November 1, 2019 and the position will remain open until it is filled. The Department expects to be interviewing at the Canadian Economics Employment Exchange in Toronto in December 2019 and at the ASSA meetings in San Diego in January 2020.

To comply with the Government of Canada's reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants' status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. All applications must therefore include one of the following statements: “I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada”; or “I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.” Applicants need not identify their country of origin or other aspects of their current citizenship.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish with One Spoon” wampum agreement.

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.