Three 12 Month Limited Term Positions (Economics)

Date: Feb 3, 2021

Location: Waterloo, CA

Company: Wilfrid Laurier University

Department: Lazaridis School of Bus. & Econ. 

Campus: Waterloo 

Employee Group: WLUFA 

Application Deadline: April 2, 2021

Requisition ID: 1158 

 

Wilfrid Laurier University is a leading multi-campus university that excels at educating with purpose. Through its exceptional employees, students, researchers, leaders, and educators, Laurier has built a reputation as a world-class institution known for its rich student experience, academic excellence, and global impact.  With a commitment to Indigenization and commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, Laurier’s thriving community has a place for everyone.

 

Laurier has more than 19,000 students and 2,100 faculty and staff across campuses in Waterloo and Brantford, as well as locations in Kitchener and Toronto. The university is committed to providing an inclusive workplace and employing a workforce that is reflective of local and national demographics. Our locations are situated on the traditional territories of the Neutral, Anishnawbe, and Haudenosaunee peoples. We recognize the unique heritages of Indigenous peoples and support their intentions to preserve and express their distinctive Indigenous cultures, histories, and knowledge through academic programming and co-curricular activities. Laurier’s Centre for Indigegogy is one example of how Laurier honours Indigenous knowledge.

 

The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for (three) twelve-month Limited Term Appointments at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor commencing July 1, 2021 subject to budgetary approval.

 

Qualified candidates must hold a PhD in Economics or be close to completion (i.e., can defend by July 1, 2022). Preference will be given to candidates who show evidence of a commitment to scholarship and excellence in teaching. Duties primarily include undergraduate teaching, but may include graduate teaching. Applicants in all fields will be considered with preference given to candidates with expertise in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and/or econometrics.

 

Applications should include a covering letter, curriculum vitae, a link to or pdf file for research papers, three letters of reference, and a teaching dossier. Paper applications will not be accepted. Applications and reference letters should be submitted through the AEA JOE Network. https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/listings.  Please address your application to Dr. Logan McLeod, Chair, Department of Economics. Applications will be accepted until April 2, 2021.

 

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics has over one hundred full-time faculty and more than five thousand undergraduate and graduate students. The Economics Department is located on the Waterloo campus. As of July 2020, the Department of Economics consists of 28 tenured or tenure-track faculty. The faculty maintain an active research profile publishing in top tier journals, hold competitive research grants, and editorial positions at academic journals. Applicants can learn more about the Department and current faculty research interests at: https://students.wlu.ca/programs/lazaridis-school/economics/index.html

 

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applicants from qualified members of the equity-seeking groups. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programming at Laurier are welcome to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at indigenous@wlu.ca.  Candidates from other equity seeking groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programming at Laurier are welcome to contact Equity and Accessibility at equity@wlu.ca.

 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, as per Canadian immigration laws, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obligated to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenships, however, all applicants must include one of the following statements in their cover letter:

 

Yes, I am a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada; or

No, I am not a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada

 

Members of designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence to: Michael Lisetto-Smith (mlisettosmith@wlu.ca), Lazaridis School. Further information on the equity policy can be found at:

https://www.wlu.ca/about/governance/assets/resources/8.4-employment-equity.html

 

Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching, in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines. To obtain a copy of this job description in an accessible format, please contact Jennifer Dilella (jdilella@wlu.ca).

 

The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. All nominations and applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the Search Committee and a short list of candidates shall be interviewed. Only those applicants selected for the short list will be contacted.

 

Posted on: February 3, 2021

Posting ends: April 2, 2021

 

 

 

 

Wilfrid Laurier University endeavors to fill positions with qualified candidates who have a combination of education, experience, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position while demonstrating Laurier's Employee Success Factors.

 

Equity, diversity and creating a culture of inclusion are part of Laurier’s core values and central to the Laurier Strategy. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and from persons of any minority sexual and gender identities. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives. Candidates from other equity seeking groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact Equity & Accessibility. We have strived to make our application process accessible, however if you require any assistance applying for a position or would like this job posting in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources. Contact information can be found at careers.wlu.ca/content/How-to-Apply-/

Should you be interested in learning more about this opportunity, please visit www.wlu.ca/careers for additional information and the online application system. All applications must be submitted online. Please note, a CV and letter of introduction will be required in electronic form.


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