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Limited-Term Position in Economics

St. Thomas University

The Department of Economics, St. Thomas University, invites applications for a 10-month limited-term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 1, 2022, pending budgetary approval.

St. Thomas University is an undergraduate, liberal arts institution with a full-time enrolment of 1,800. Its students graduate with Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Education, and Bachelor and Master level Social Work degrees. The faculty members are distinguished teachers, researchers, and scholars, and the university holds two Canada Research Chairs.

The Department of Economics seeks candidates with a demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching, including familiarity with political economy approaches. The candidate will be expected to teach three courses per term including introduction to economics, political economy theory, perspectives on underdevelopment, quantitative methods (statistics), and intermediate macroeconomic theory.

A Master’s degree in economics/political economy is required. A PhD (in Economics or closely related field) or imminent completion is preferred. Completed applications must include a letter of application that describes the applicant’s teaching experience, scholarly interests and achievements, and potential contributions to the program as specified in the qualifications listed above. The application must also include a curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as sample course syllabi, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants should also submit samples of scholarly work and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Dr. Andrew Secord, Chair of the Economics Hiring Committee, St. Thomas University, 51 Dineen Drive, Fredericton, NB, E3B 5G3. Electronic applications may be sent to economicshire@stu.ca.

Closing Date: February 14th, 2022, or when the position is filled. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their completed applications, including letters of reference are sent directly from the referee to the Chair by this date. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Offers of employment will be conditional upon a candidate providing proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 (or a valid medical or religious exemption).

An equal employment employer, St. Thomas University is committed to employment equity for women, Aboriginal persons, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority.

We respectfully acknowledge that St. Thomas University is situated on the Territory of the Maliseet/Wəlastəkwiyik.