Public Economics, Economic Theory and Macroeconomics (Assistant Professors, tenure-track)

The Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus invites applications for up to 3 tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant Professor. Starting date: July 1, 2019. We are seeking outstanding candidates primarily in the fields of Public Economics, Economic Theory and Macroeconomics. However, in truly exceptional cases, candidates working outside of these fields may be given consideration.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or solid indication of imminent completion) in a relevant field, and demonstrate excellence or clear promise of excellence in teaching and in research. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research, teaching, graduate supervision, and service.

Applications must include:

  • a c.v. which will include a publication record and links to current research papers
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (normally student evaluations of teaching, if available) and a teaching statement ,which will include the candidate’s methodology and practice in working with a culturally diverse student body
  • 3 reference letters to be submitted directly by referees (see Instructions)

We also encourage anyone who desires to include a one-page statement identifying the applicant’s contribution, or potential contribution, to diversity. Application instructions and additional information about the School are available on our website at All applications and reference  letters should be submitted by November 15, 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately after that date.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Positions are subject to final budgetary

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.