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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), Economics

McMaster University

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,

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. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ- identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247).