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Job title: Limited-Term Appointments in the Department of Economics (4)
Date posted: April 6, 2021
Application deadline: May 4, 2021
Advertised until: Position is filled

Position description

The Department of Economics at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, invites applications for up to four (4) limited-term appointments in the following fields:

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics and Statistics
  • Economic Policy and Industrial Organization

The positions are limited-term appointments, and the duties include teaching at the undergraduate level. The positions are at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, beginning August 1, 2021 and ending May 14, 2022. Successful candidates will be expected to teach six courses during the contract period.

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.

Qualifications and assets

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. 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 Applications must include a cover letter clearly identifying the title, 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 short-listed 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 Review of applications will begin as they are received and will continue until the required positions have been filled. All applications should reach the department no later than May 4, 2021.

Concordia strives to be an inclusive institution that is welcoming of diverse backgrounds and experiences in order to improve learning, advance research, inspire creativity, and drive productivity. We define diversity broadly to include both ethnic and socio-cultural background and diversity of perspectives, ideologies and traditions.

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 conduct innovative research and to teach in ways that are relevant for a diverse, multicultural contemporary Canadian society.

These ongoing or anticipated examples can include but are not limited to:

  • teaching about underrepresented populations
  • mentoring students from underrepresented backgrounds
  • conducting research with underrepresented and/or underserved communities
  • committee work
  • offering or organizing educational programming
  • participation in training and workshops

Concordia University recognizes the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research and will take them into careful consideration in assessing applications and throughout the selection process.

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


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