JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

University of Waterloo

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Two Assistant Professor Positions in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467219
Date Posted: 08/26/2021
Date Inactive: 11/02/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Two Assistant Professor Positions in Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Waterloo, ON, CANADA
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
applied econometrics
Salary Range: $100,000 to $150,000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022. Fields open.

At Waterloo, you will have the opportunity to work across disciplines and collaborate with an international community of scholars and a diverse student body, situated in a rapidly growing community that has been termed a “hub of innovation.” Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentorship and supervision of graduate and undergraduate students, and service to the Department, University, and profession.

The fields of specialization for the positions are open, but the department is particularly interested in theory and in applied econometrics.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Economics completed by the date of their appointment to the University of Waterloo. Evidence of an actively developing research program is required. Candidates must demonstrate strong potential for high quality research and strong potential for excellence in teaching.

The salary range for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor is $100,000 to $150,000 per annum.

The closing date for applications is 1 November 2021. Application materials must be submitted online as PDF files through our Online Faculty Application System ( Applications must include all of the following: a) cover letter, b) curriculum vitae, c) research statement, d) teaching statement including any evidence of teaching effectiveness, e) up to three sample research papers. Candidates must arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be submitted by the deadline. (References are prompted to upload their letters to the same online system once their email is provided.)

Initial interviews are planned during the CEEE in December and the AEA meetings in January, depending on travel restrictions at the time.

The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within our Indigenous Initiatives Office (

The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as Indigenous (e.g., First Nations, Métis, Inuit/Inuk), Black, racialized, people with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Lutz-Alexander Busch, Chair, Department of Economics, at

If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, or eligibility, please contact Lutz-Alexander Busch, Chair, Department of Economics, at

Three reasons to apply:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 11/01/2021
Reference Instructions:
Referee letters may be submitted online via a unique link they will receive as part of the candidate's application process.