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Limited-Term Appointment in the Department of Economics

Last updated: May 13, 2022, 10:58 a.m.

Job title: Limited-Term Appointment in the Department of Economics
Position code: 22_LTA_ECON_M2
Date posted:
April 26, 2022
Application deadline:
May 27, 2022
Advertised until:
Position is filled

Position description

Limited-term appointment positions at Concordia are full-time faculty positions of between 9.5- and 12-month duration (the annual salary is pro-rated in the case of shorter 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 Econometrics and Statistics. The position is a limited-term appointment, and the duties include teaching at the undergraduate level. The position is at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2022 and ending May 14, 2023. Successful candidates will be expected to teach six courses during the contract period.

Qualifications and assets

Candidates must have completed their PhD in Economics or be near completion at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection is teaching excellence. The department values diversity among its faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. The language of instruction at Concordia is English, but a working knowledge of French is an asset.

How to apply

All candidates should apply online at econjobmarket.org. Applications must include a cover letter clearly identifying the title and position code (22_LTA_ECON_M2), a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including course syllabi and evaluations), and declaration of citizenship (please see below). Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted via this website. 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, Jorgen Hansen, at Jorgen.Hansen@concordia.ca. Review of applications will begin as they are received and will continue until the position has been filled. All applications should reach the department no later than May 27, 2022. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The appointment is expected to commence in August 1, 2022.

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, Nadia Hardy, Interim Deputy Provost and Vice-Provost, Faculty Development and Inclusion at vpfdi@concordia.ca or by phone at 514-848-2424, extension 4323.


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 fris.concordia.ca. A list of available courses for Economics is also posted outside H 1150.


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