Advertisement for Tenure Track Position, Department of Economics Memorial University

Jan 7th, 2022

Dept. of Economics

The Department of Economics is seeking applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, commencing July 1, 2022. The Department is interested in candidates with a specialization in applied economics and who possess a strong potential for economic research. Duties shall include teaching both undergraduate and Masters-level econometrics as well as other areas of specialty that the candidate might have and that are consistent with the teaching needs of the Department.

The position normally requires a completed doctoral degree in Economics. A completed earned doctorate is required for the appointee to receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-track position. If a successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, nonrenewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree.

Letters of application should be sent no later than February 15, 2022 to: Dr. Wade Locke, Acting Head, Department of Economics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL., Canada, A1C 5S7; Phone (709) 864-8104; FAX (709) 864-2094; Email: and be accompanied by a current curriculum vitae, a Teaching dossier, and the names and addresses of three persons who can supply a letter of reference. Information about the department can be found on the department`s web pages at

Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities.

As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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