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York University


The Economics Area at the Schulich School of Business, York University invites applications for a Professorial Stream tenure-track appointment in Behavioural Economics at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to commence July 1, 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

We welcome applicants to this position who have a research and teaching focus in behavioral and experimental economics as applied to business and related areas. Candidates must show excellence or promise of excellence in teaching, scholarly research and publication and service.

The research of faculty in the Economics Area covers a wide range of topics and methods with interests in sustainability, international business, energy finance and applied econometrics.

Preferred candidates will have:
‐ a PhD in Economics or a related field;
‐ an outstanding and ongoing program of academic research and publishing in top‐tier journals in behavioral or experimental economics commensurate with length of academic career;
‐ evidence of outstanding teaching within an economics department or business school, preferably including the Master’s level;
- a willingness and an ability to contribute and help build the Area;
- clear evidence of active involvement in the field.

The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred.

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 accommodations during the selection process are invited to contact Professor Irene Henriques, Chair of the Search Committee 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 visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people, and persons with disabilities, can be found at or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

Applicants wishing to self-identity can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: Please select the “Affirmative Action & Self-Identification forms” tab under which forms pertaining to Work Status Declaration (citizenship) and AA can be found.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is January 31, 2019. A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three letters of reference and teaching evaluations should be sent to:

Professor Irene Henriques, Area Coordinator Economics
Schulich School of Business, York University
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3