Associate Professor

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City : Hamilton

Category : Other

Industry : Education

Employer : McMaster University

Position Description:
The Department of Economics at McMaster University invites applications for a position of Tier 2 CRC (Canada Research Chair) in applied microeconomics including fields such as environmental economics, experimental economics, health economics, industrial organization, labour economics and public economics at the rank of Associate Professor (tenured). The target date for the appointment to begin is 1 January, 2020, although it may be possible to negotiate an earlier or later starting date.
The Chair holder is expected to take a leadership role in building their area of research and the profile of this research through collaborations internal and external to McMaster University, participation in relevant professional events, and other means as appropriate. The Canada Research Chairs (CRC) Program supports outstanding researchers in areas that will further the institution's strategic research plan.
The successful candidate should be an “exceptional emerging scholar” who typically, and absent documented career interruptions, is within 10 years of the award of their highest degree.  A candidate who is more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree and has experienced legitimate career interruptions (e.g., maternity or parental leave, extended sick leave, clinical training, and family care) will be taken into consideration using the Tier 2 justification process. Please contact Dr. Seugjin Han, Search Committee Chair for more information. Full program information, including further details on eligibility criteria, can be found at the Canada Research Chairs website at  All nominations for CRCs are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat. 
Selection Criteria:
The successful applicant must demonstrate a compelling vision for both continuing and further developing McMaster’s longstanding strength in applied microeconomics research and graduate training as well as carrying on and enhancing McMaster University’s Strategic Research mission. The candidate must have completed a Ph.D. in Economics.
The Chair will be expected to maintain an outstanding program of research, to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to supervise and cultivate an intellectual community of graduate students working in this area, to help sustain the collegial atmosphere within the Department, and to help realize the Department’s and the University’s commitment to the goals of equity, diversity, and inclusivity.  Hamilton, ON

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