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Assistant Professor, Economics

Acadia University

Located in beautiful Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Acadia University is recognized as an outstanding academic institution. Founded in 1838, it is one of Canada’s oldest and most respected universities and offers a liberal arts education that is unique among post-secondary institutions. Acadia offers a stimulating, vibrant environment, on and off campus, where dedicated faculty inspire and challenge students to be their best through supportive personalized learning environments, holistic education and nurturing community engagement. Academic innovation has garnered the university a reputation for excellence in teaching and research at the undergraduate and graduate level.


Faculty of Arts, Department of Economics

Position # 10304 - The Department of Economics at Acadia University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor effective July 1, 2019. Candidates should have a PhD in Economics (or near completion). Preference will be given to candidates whose research specialization is in Environmental Economics. Exceptional candidates in other fields may be considered. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to establish the foundation of an enduring and productive involvement in scholarly activity. The successful candidate will establish a positive record of teaching, actively engage in scholarly activities and serve on committees within the Department of Economics and the University.

For additional information on the Department of Economics program, please refer to http://economics.acadiau.ca/

Applicants should submit: i) a letter of application, ii) a current CV, iii) clear evidence of their academic credentials, iv) a summary of teaching experience including evidence of teaching effectiveness, and v) three letters of reference as a part of their application package. Potential candidates shall send their application package either electronically to econjobsearch@acadiau.ca or to the following address:

Dr. Burc Kayahan, Head, Department of Economics
Acadia University
Wolfville, NS, B4P 2R6
Phone: (902) 585-1492; Facsimile: (902) 585-1070

Applicants are encouraged, if possible, to have their application sent electronically as a single PDF file.

Closing Date: May 17, 2019

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Acadia University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from Aboriginal people, African Nova Scotians, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, and persons of any minority sexual orientation or gender identity. Consistent with the principles of employment equity, the primary criterion for appointment to a position is academic and professional excellence. Candidates who identify as a member of one of the afore-mentioned groups, and who wish to have the application considered as such, are invited to submit the online Employment Equity Voluntary Self-Identification Form as part of their application package. Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.