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Assistant/Associate Professor Opening, Economics

Simon Fraser University


Simon Fraser University Department of Economics

The Department of Economics at Simon Fraser University is inviting applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The expected start date is July 1, 2020. Preference will be given to candidates in the area of macroeconomics. However, strong candidates in all fields will be given serious consideration.

Excellence in research and teaching are the primary criteria for this position. The candidate must hold a PhD in economics or a closely related field by the employment start date and be well qualified to teach at the PhD level although teaching at all levels is expected.

Applications must include a CV, three confidential reference letters, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and samples of research papers. Application instructions are available on our website at

The Department will start reviewing applications by December 1, 2019. Email inquiries should be directed to Only those holding or those eligible to be promoted to the appointment rank will be considered. The position is subject to the availability of funding.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university.

Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see: