The Department of Economics and the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto have available one joint tenure stream position in Public and Economic Policy at the rank of Assistant Professor on the St. George campus. Methodological approach and substantive areas of research are open, but the candidate's research should be able to speak to both the economics and political science fields. Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment is effective July 1, 2006.
A Ph.D. degree or equivalent is required as of July 1, 2006 or soon thereafter. Duties include undergraduate and graduate teaching and research. The candidate must have a demonstrated promise of outstanding research and teaching.
To apply for the position, please visit http://ww2.economics.utoronto.ca/apply and follow the instructions. Alternatively you may apply by mail to Professor Robert Vipond, Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto, 100 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3G3, submitting a curriculum vitae and a research paper and asking three referees to submit letters of reference directly to Professor Vipond. The application deadline is November 22, 2005.
Information about the Economics Department is available at http://www.economics.utoronto.ca/ . Information about the Political Science Department is available at http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/polsci/ .
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community. The University especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of the sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas.