Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream – Economics (U of T Mississauga)

Company: University of Toronto Mississauga
City: Toronto
Province: Ontario
Country: Canada
Posted Date: 2019-10-08
Closing Date: 2019-11-18


The Department of Economics at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a full-time teaching stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream. This appointment is planned to start on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

We seek enthusiastic and innovative individuals pursuing an award-winning career in university teaching with both the demonstrated ability and demonstrated future capacity to enhance the domestic and international reputation of our undergraduate programs. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in Economics by the time of appointment or soon thereafter.

We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths. Candidates must have teaching expertise in a degree granting program at the undergraduate or graduate program level, including lecture preparation and delivery, curriculum development, and development of online material/lectures.

The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry, have the demonstrated capacity to expertly incorporate current research within economics into our undergraduate courses, and possess excellent expository, organizational, and interpersonal skills. At the application stage, the necessary evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogy includes strong endorsements from referees of high standing, teaching-related scholarly activities demonstrated by working papers or publications, and a creative, coherent and complete teaching dossier that highlights teaching accomplishments and any professional experience that may enhance teaching. A complete teaching dossier includes a teaching statement, course outlines, course evaluations, and select course materials that directly support and illustrate the teaching statement. Evidence of strong communication and expository skills can be evident in a candidate working papers, conference presentations and strong letters of reference. The successful candidate must also possess and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues on our undergraduate courses and programs.

Teaching duties are in the undergraduate program and may include program-required courses at the first and/or second year level and may also include upper-year undergraduate courses.

Salary is to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications should be submitted online at The deadline for applications is November 18, 2019. To be considered for the position, applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier that includes a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and course evaluations, one or more working papers or publications, and at least three letters of reference (on letterhead, dated and signed) to be uploaded directly by the referees. At least one reference letter must primarily address the candidate’s teaching. Please note that paper applications will not be accepted. If you have questions about this position, please contact Amber Shoebridge at

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by November 18, 2019.

Information about the University of Toronto Mississauga, Department of Economics is available at

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.