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Assistant Professor, Heterodox Feminist Economics

University of Manitoba

Department of Economics
University of Manitoba

Heterodox Feminist Economics and Development Economics

The Economics and Society stream, within The Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba, invites applications for a full-time probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates must have a PhD in Economics, or be close to completion, with a specialization in Heterodox Feminist Economics and Development Economics. Candidates must demonstrate the potential of excellence in research and teaching. To promote greater gender balance, preference will be given to candidates who self-identify in one or more of the following groups: women and people of marginalized gender identities and gender expression. The appointment may begin on or after July 1, 2024. The salary for the position will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate.
Responsibilities will include:
• In-person undergraduate and graduate teaching, including the opportunity to teach in computer-mediated delivery modes, in heterodox feminist economics, development economics, and political economy as well as other courses in the department. Teaching courses in the Economics and Society stream requires familiarity with economic history, the history of economic thought, philosophy of social science, and heterodox as well as mainstream perspectives on economic theory and policy. The usual course load is two courses in each of the fall and winter terms.
• graduate supervision
• service-related activities
• an outstanding, innovative, and, as appropriate, externally funded research program.

Application Process:
Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper, evidence of effective teaching (e.g. course outlines, teaching evaluations, if available), and arrange for three confidential letters of reference. Application materials should be e-mailed to Please include position number (34052) in the subject line of the e-mails. Applicants should indicate in their cover letter whether they are a citizen or permanent resident of Canada. For best consideration, the deadline for receipt of applications is January 3, 2024.

Additional Information:
A successful candidate who is close to the completion of their PhD may be appointed to a term position at the rank of Lecturer until successful completion of their degree, at which time they will convert to a probationary (tenure-track) appointment as an Assistant Professor.

The Economics Department is a research-intensive environment with 740 undergraduate majors, and active MA and PhD programs. The University of Manitoba is a driving force of innovation, discovery and advancement. Our momentum is propelled by our campus community – UM faculty, staff and students whose determination and curiosity shape our world for the better. Our teaching, learning and work environment is uniquely strengthened and enriched by Indigenous perspectives. With two main campuses in Winnipeg, satellite campuses throughout Manitoba, and world-wide research, UM’s impact is global.
Discover outstanding employee benefits, experience world-class facilities and join a dynamic community that values reconciliation, sustainability, diversity, and inclusion. We are one of Manitoba’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers. At the University of Manitoba, what inspires you can change everything.

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The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.