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Macroeconomics, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor November 15 2018 @Midnight EST Please login to submit your application

The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo is seeking an exceptional scholar and researcher for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of macroeconomics with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, and supervising graduate students. 

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Economics or a related discipline completed by the date of their appointment at the University of Waterloo.  Evidence of an actively developing research program with emphasis on macroeconomics is required.  Candidates must demonstrate the potential for high quality research and the ability to publish in reputable peer-reviewed journals.  Candidates must also demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and supervision of graduate students.

The salary range for this position at the rank of Assistant Professor is $100,000 to $150,000 per annum. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.

The Department of Economics has well-established undergraduate and graduate programs. Our 32 faculty members have active research programs encompassing theoretical and empirical approaches in a broad array of fields including macroeconomics, labour economics, public economics, environmental/resource economics and econometrics. The Department of Economics offers a dynamic, vibrant, collegial atmosphere within a university renowned for its innovation.

The closing date for applications is November 15, 2018. Applications must include all of the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and up to three sample research papers. Candidates must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be included in their application. Preliminary interviews will take place at the Canadian Economics Exchange in December 2018 and at the American Economic Association Annual Meeting in January 2019. 

Qualified candidates should complete an on-line application at:

More information about the Department is available at Further enquiries can be directed to the Department Chair, Margaret Insley, at 519-888-4567, ext. 32209 (e-mail:

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity and is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority in the recruitment process.

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