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Last updated: September 29, 2023, 1:54 p.m.

Job title: Limited Term Appointment in the Department of Economics
Position codes: 23_LTA_ECON_M5
Date posted: September 26, 2023
Application deadline: November 1, 2023
Advertised until: Position is filled

Position description

Limited-term appointment positions at Concordia are full-time faculty positions normally between 9.5- and 12‑month duration (the annual salary is pro-rated in the case of shorter or longer contracts). The incumbent is responsible for teaching six (in the case of a 9.5 month contract) or seven three-credit courses per year, and for some administrative and other service roles within the academic unit. Up to two subsequent 12‑month appointments may be possible, subject to satisfactory job performance, academic unit need, and budgetary approval.

The Department of Economics at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, invites applications for a limited-term appointment in Microeconomics. Duties include teaching at the undergraduate level. The position is at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, beginning December 15, 2023.

Qualifications and assets

Candidates are encouraged to share any career interruptions or personal circumstances that may have had an impact on their career goals in their letter of application. These will be carefully considered in the assessment process. The Department values diversity among its faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. Concordia University is an English-language institution of higher learning at which the primary language of instruction and research is English. Since this position supports academic functions of the university, proficiency in English is required. Working knowledge of French, including reading and grading student work in French, is an asset. Candidates must have completed their PhD or be near completion at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection is teaching excellence.

How to apply

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

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada


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

All candidates should apply online at Applications should be addressed to: Dr. Jorgen Hansen and must include a cover letter clearly identifying the title and position code (23_LTA_ECON_M5), a detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including course syllabi and evaluations) and the names and contact information of three (3) referees. All shortlisted candidates will be required to provide an attestation of PhD degree, if completed. Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Department of Economics, Dr. Jorgen Hansen, at Review of applications will begin as they are received and will continue until the required positions have been filled. Electronic applications should be submitted by November 1, 2023. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The period of the appointment is expected to be from December 15, 2023, to May 14, 2025.


Concordia University is strongly committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community, and recognizes the importance of inclusion in achieving excellence in teaching and research. As part of this commitment to providing our students with the dynamic, innovative, and inclusive educational environment of a Next‐Generation University, we require all applicants to articulate in their cover letter how their background, as well as lived and professional experiences and expertise have prepared them to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society.

Possible examples to demonstrate a diverse experience might include (but are not limited to):

  • teaching about underrepresented populations
  • mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds
  • committee work
  • offering or organizing educational programming
  • participation in training and workshops

All applicants will receive an email invitation to complete a short equity survey. Participation in the survey is voluntary and no identifying information about candidates will be shared with hiring committees. Candidates who wish to self-identify as a member of an underrepresented group to the hiring committee may do so in their cover letter or by writing directly to the contact person indicated in this posting.

Adaptive measures

Applicants who anticipate requiring adaptive measures throughout any stage of the recruitment process may contact, in confidence, Anna Barrafato, Accessibility Change Lead: or by phone at 514.848.2424 extension 3511.

Part-time teaching positions

Courses available for part-time faculty are posted on the following dates:

  • February 1
  • May 1
  • October 1

Deadlines to apply:

  • February 15
  • June 16 (before 6 pm)
  • October 15

To view and/or apply for part-time faculty positions please log onto FRIS (Faculty Resource Information System) at A list of available courses for Economics is also posted outside H 1150.

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