The Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in the area of Applied Economics. The appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor, and will commence on July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter. The appointment is contingent upon a successful tenure review. The successful candidate will also be eligible to be appointed as the newly established endowed Munk Chair in Economics.

Applicants must have earned a PhD in Economics or a related area, with a demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching in any field of applied economics. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths: Candidates will be expected to sustain and lead innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to maintain an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.

Candidates will have an established international reputation in research. Evidence of excellence in research will be demonstrated by sustained high-impact contributions and a publication record in top-ranked Economics and field-relevant academic journals, the submitted research statement, presentations at major conferences, prestigious awards and accolades from within the field, evidence of an extensive externally funded program of research, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing.

Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments (including PhD supervision), the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and the teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference. The successful candidate will teach in both our professional graduate programs: the Master of Global Affairs (MGA) and Master of Public Policy (MPP). She or he must be able to teach micro and macroeconomics to MGA and MPP students with a wide range of backgrounds and interests, as well as applied economics courses in either program. 

The successful candidate will enjoy working in an interdisciplinary School of global affairs and public policy and may apply for a non-budgetary cross-appointment with the Department of Economics.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

For more information about the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto St. George campus, please visit our home page at

All qualified applicants are invited to apply online by clicking on the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a research statement outlining current and future research interests, up to three working papers (of no more than 30 pages each), and a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample of course syllabi, and teaching evaluations). Please note that paper applications will not be accepted.

In addition to the online submission, applicants must also arrange for at least three referees to e-mail letters (PDF format, signed, on letterhead) directly to Professor Randall Hansen, Interim Director, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto, at Letters must be submitted by the closing date.

Submission guidelines can be found at We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have questions about this position, please contact

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by December 6, 2018.

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.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

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

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online.

Deadline: December 6, 2018