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At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

The Department of Economics invites applications for two full-time tenure-track positions, each at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval.

The Department of Economics also invites applications for two (2) one-year Limited Term Faculty (LTF) positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointments shall be effective August 1, 2019 to July 31 2020, subject to final budgetary approval.

Limited Term Faculty appointments at Ryerson University may not exceed a combined total of four years.  Applicants with prior Ryerson LTF appointments need to consider this limitation, as it may render them ineligible to apply. 

Other positions are advertised on Ryerson’s careers website. This includes: administrative positions, teaching assistant (TA) and research assistant (RA) positions, sessional teaching appointments such as CUPE 1 and Chang School Instructors.

Tenured-Track Positions: 

The Opportunity

The department is seeking candidates with a specialization in either Microeconomics or Econometrics for one of the available positions, and seeking candidates with a specialization in the areas of Macroeconomics or Financial Economics for the second position. 

The Department of Economics is housed in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University in the city of Toronto on the territory of the Anishnaabe, Haudenosauneed and Huron-Wendat peoples.  The department, consisting of 24 tenured or tenure-track faculty members, prides itself both on the quality of its teaching and the breadth and excellence of its research.  The Department of Economics offers a number of undergraduate and graduate programs with an emphasis on international economics and finance.  

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities for both positions will include teaching and supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels; contributing to the undergraduate and graduate programs including taking a lead role in curriculum development/expansion as appropriate; establishing and maintaining a strong, independent, externally-funded research agenda yielding significant peer-reviewed publications; and participating in the academic life of the Department of Economics, the Faculty and the University through collegial service.

 

Qualifications

The successful candidates will have completed a PhD in Economics (or expect to do so by December 1, 2019). They must demonstrate the ability to contribute to both our undergraduate and graduate programs through high-quality teaching, excellence in research, collegial service and participation in the academic life. They must demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain an independent, externally-funded research program capable of yielding publications in high quality peer-reviewed journals.  Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly, research or creative activities.

 

Equity at Ryerson University

Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

As an employer, we are working towards a people first culture and are proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for 2015, 2016 and 2017. To learn more about our work environment, colleagues, leaders, students and innovative educational environment, visitwww.ryerson.ca, check out @RyersonU, external link@RyersonHR, external link and @RyersonECI, external link on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page, external link.

 

How to apply?

Applicants are asked to submit their application online via Econ Job Market Inc. at http://EconJobMarket.org, external link.  The entire application process is online; no paper applications will be accepted.  The application must contain the following:

●     A letter of application and curriculum vitae.

●     At least one research paper.

●     Results of teaching evaluations (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier).

●     A minimum of three letters of reference.

 

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.

Any confidential inquiries can be directed to the Department Chair, Dr. Claustre Bajona, at cbajona@ryerson.ca . Applications must be submitted via the Econ Job Market no later than November 30, 2018.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA).

●     The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at:  PDF filehttps://www.ryerson.ca/content/dam/faculty-affairs/rfa-collective-agreement/RFA_CA_2015_to_2018.pdf.

●     The RFA’s website can be found at: www.rfanet.ca, external link.

A summary of RFA benefits can be found at: https://www.ryerson.ca/hr/employee-resources/rfa/full-time-LTF/pay-info/ .

 

Limited-Term Faculty Positions: 

The Opportunity

The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University (www.ryerson.ca) is pleased to invite applications for two (2) one-year Limited Term Faculty (LTF) positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointments shall be effective August 1, 2019 to July 31 2020, subject to final budgetary approval.

Limited Term Faculty appointments at Ryerson University may not exceed a combined total of four years.  Applicants with prior Ryerson LTF appointments need to consider this limitation, as it may render them ineligible to apply. 

Responsibilities

The duties of these positions shall consist only of teaching and service. The candidate will contribute to our undergraduate (BA) program through teaching and mentoring of students to facilitate junior scholars and diversify the field. The candidate will engage in maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across all activities.

The successful candidates will have demonstrated experience as effective and equity-oriented teachers of large undergraduate courses, supervisors of Academic Assistants; and must provide evidence of currency in the teaching areas of Micro, Macro and Engineering Economics. Applicants must clearly identify these experiences and qualifications in their application.

Limited Term Faculty position 1

Fall 2019

Winter 2020

ECN 104 Introductory Microeconomics

ECN 801 Principles of Engineering Economics

ECN 801 Principles of Engineering Economics

ECN 801 Principles of Engineering Economics

ECN 801 Principles of Engineering Economics (evening)

ECN 801 Principles of Engineering Economics (evening)

 

Limited Term Faculty position 2

Fall 2019

Winter 2020

ECN 104 Introductory Microeconomics

ECN 204 Introductory Macroeconomics

ECN 204 Introductory Macroeconomics

ECN 204 Introductory Macroeconomics

ECN 600 Intermediate Macroeconomics II

ECN 301 Intermediate Macroeconomics I

These are planned assignments but modifications may be required due to enrolment or other related changes. Course descriptions are found in Ryerson’s Undergraduate course calendar. https://www.ryerson.ca/calendar/2019-2020/courses/economics/

Qualifications

Candidates must hold, or be close to completing, an earned Ph.D. in Economics or a related field by the appointment date and have teaching experience specifically in Economics. ABD candidates with an expected completion date by December 2019 may also be considered.

Candidates must have demonstrated experience as an effective teacher of large undergraduate classes, should have experience supervising graduate assistants, and should demonstrate currency in the subject areas they will be expected to teach in. 

Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to our values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research or creative activities, including a demonstrated ability to make learning accessible and inclusive for a diverse student population.

Candidates must also demonstrate an ability to contribute to the life of the Department and the University through collegial service.

 

Equity at Ryerson

At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically  disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

As an employer, we are working towards a people first culture and are proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.  To learn more about our work environment, colleagues, leaders, students and innovative educational environment, visit www.ryerson.ca, check out @Ryerson, external linkU, external link, @RyersonHR, external link and @RyersonECI, external link on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page., external link

 

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal (click on “Start Application Process” to begin).  Deadline for applications is 4:00 pm on June 1, 2019

The application must contain a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and student evaluations of teaching. Also, please provide the name and contact information of three (3) potential referees, at least one of whom can speak to the applicant’s ability to teach undergraduate students.

 

In order for the University to comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, candidates must indicate in their application if they are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada by including one of the following statements in reference to their status: “I am a permanent resident or citizen of Canada” OR “I am not a permanent resident or citizen of Canada”. Candidates are not required to specify their country of origin or citizenship in their application.

Applications and any confidential inquiries can be directed to the DHC Chair, Dr. Claustre Bajona, at cbajona@ryerson.ca.

Any inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal can be sent to Davina Chan, Sr. HR Consultant at davina.chan@ryerson.ca

Aboriginal candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Ms. Tracey King, M.Ed., Aboriginal HR Consultant, Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Initiative, at t26king@ryerson.ca.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA).  

RFA Website: , external linkwww.rfanet.ca, external link.

RFA Collective Agreement:PDF file PDF filehttps://www.ryerson.ca/content/dam/faculty-affairs/rfa-collective-agreement/RFA_CA_2015_to_2018.pdf

RFA Benefits: https://www.ryerson.ca/hr/employee-resources/rfa/full-time-LTF/benefits/