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August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

Wilfrid Laurier University

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Lazaridis School of Business and Economics
Professional Teaching Position (Tenure Track)

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111458823
Date Posted: 10/03/2017
Date Inactive: 11/30/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Professional Teaching Position (Tenure Track)
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Macroeconomics, Applied Microeconomics, Economic History, Applied Econometrics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Wilfrid Laurier University, Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Department of Economics. Applications are invited for a Professional Teaching position (tenure track) appointment commencing July 1, 2018 at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor subject to budgetary approval. Requirements for the position include:

-At least two years teaching experience (or equivalent) in post-secondary education;
-A PhD in Economics (or near completion);
-Demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence and a commitment to pedagogical innovation and scholarship.

Applications in all fields will be considered but preference will be given to those candidates with expertise in macroeconomics, applied microeconomics, economic history and applied econometrics.

Normally, faculty holding a Professional Teaching position will teach six one-term courses annually over two or three terms.

Applications should be emailed to Dr. Steffen Ziss, Chair, Department of Economics at (Paper applications will not be accepted). Applications should include a covering letter, a curriculum vitae, a link to or pdf file for research papers, three letters of reference and a teaching dossier which provides:

-An account (max. 3 pages) which describes (i) your contributions to teaching (including work done on curriculum development and pedagogical innovation) and describes (ii) the evidence related to the quality of your teaching performance;
-Teaching evaluations for all courses taught (include both raw data and a summary of that data);
-The most recent syllabi for all courses taught over the last five years.

The application deadline is November 27, 2017.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In accordance with the requirements of Employment and Social Development Canada and Department of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada, the successful applicant will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

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 Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to the Dean of the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Dr. Micheal Kelly. Specify that you are applying for a tenure track appointment in the Department of Economics. See for further information on the equity policy.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/27/2017
Application Instructions:
Applicants should send their application electronically to