Job Contact: Lutz Busch
The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts at
the University of Waterloo invites applications for two tenure-track positions
at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1,
2022. Fields open.
At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation.” Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentorship and supervision of graduate and undergraduate students, and service to the Department, University, and profession.
The fields of specialization for the positions are open, but the department is particularly interested in theory and in applied econometrics.
The successful candidate must have a PhD in Economics completed by the date of
their appointment to the University of Waterloo. Evidence of an actively
developing research program is required. Candidates must demonstrate strong
potential for high quality research and strong potential for excellence in
The salary range for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor is $100,000
to $150,000 per annum.
The closing date for applications is 1 November 2021. Application materials must be submitted online as PDF files through our Online Faculty Application System (https://ofas.uwaterloo.ca/). Applications must include all of the following: a) cover letter, b) curriculum vitae, c) research statement, d) teaching statement including any evidence of teaching effectiveness, e) up to three sample research papers. Candidates must arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be submitted by the deadline. (References are prompted to upload their letters to the same online system once their email is provided.)
Initial interviews are planned during the CEEE in December and the AEA meetings in January, depending on travel restrictions at the time.
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Indigenous Initiatives Office (https://uwaterloo.ca/human-rights-equity-inclusion/indigenousinitiatives).
The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as Indigenous (e.g., First Nations, Métis, Inuit/Inuk), Black, racialized, people with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Lutz-Alexander Busch, Chair, Department of Economics, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, or eligibility, please contact Lutz-Alexander Busch, Chair, Department of Economics, at email@example.com.
Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo.