JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Queen's University

Economics
David Chadwick Smith Chair in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468047
Date Posted: 10/19/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: David Chadwick Smith Chair in Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Kingston, Ontario, CANADA
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Queen’s University invites applications for the David Chadwick Smith Chair in Economics, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2022. Qualified applicants in all fields of economics are invited to apply.

The appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor level. Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent degree and are required to provide evidence of academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will have a distinguished record of both scholarly publications and supervision of graduate students and will provide evidence of success in the securing of external research funding, substantial teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment and will also be expected to make contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

People from across Canada and around the world come to learn, teach and carry out research at Queen’s University. Faculty and their dependents are eligible for an extensive benefits package including prescription drug coverage, vision care, dental care, long term disability insurance, life insurance and access to the Employee and Family Assistance Program. You will also participate in a pension plan. Tuition assistance is available for qualifying employees, their spouses and dependent children. Queen’s values families and is pleased to provide a ‘top up’ to government parental leave benefits for eligible employees on maternity/parental leave. In addition, Queen’s provides partial reimbursement for eligible daycare expenses for employees with dependent children in daycare. Details are set out in the Queen’s-QUFA Collective Agreement. For more information on employee benefits, see Queen’s Human Resources.

Additional information about Queen’s University can be found on the Faculty Recruitment and Support website. The University is situated on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe, in historic Kingston on the shores of Lake Ontario. Kingston’s residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life with a wide range of cultural, recreational, and creative opportunities. Visit Inclusive Queen’s for information on equity, diversity and inclusion resources and initiatives.
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.


To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

In addition, the impact of certain circumstances that may legitimately affect a nominee’s record of research achievement will be given careful consideration when assessing the nominee’s research productivity. Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions.

A complete application consists of:
• a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
• a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
• a statement of research interests;
• a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and,
• Three letters of reference to be submitted by the referees directly via EconJobMarket.

The deadline for applications is November 19, 2021. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application packages electronically via EconJobMarket at http://www.econjobmarket.org, although hard copy applications may be submitted to:

Sharon Sullivan
Administrative Assistant
Department of Economics
209 Dunning Hall
94 University Avenue
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario
CANADA K7L 3N6

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Sharon Sullivan in the Department of Economics at sullivas@econ.queensu.ca.

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 11/19/2021