Date Posted: July 24, 2010
Institution: University of Toronto Scarborough
Web Link: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~socsci
Apply Until: October 15, 2010
The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough
invites applications for a full-time, tenure stream position in
International Development Studies.
The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence
July 1, 2011.
Candidates who specialize in applied micro-economics with extensive field
experience in Latin America, Africa, South Asia or South-east Asia, and
the capacity to bridge economics and the social sciences are particularly
encouraged to apply. Candidates must demonstrate a record of excellence in
teaching and research and be able to communicate effectively as an
undergraduate and graduate teacher.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach a core undergraduate
course in the political economy of development, including international
economics and trade, and to develop senior undergraduate courses in one or
more of the following areas: small and medium enterprise, community
economic development, ecological economics, health economics. The
successful candidate will also be appointed to a related graduate
department in the University of Toronto and will teach and supervise
graduate students. She/he may have the opportunity to participate in
developing new graduate programs at Scarborough. The successful candidate
will be expected to develop an independently funded program of research.
Candidates must have a PhD in hand at the time of appointment, or be near
completion. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and
We strongly encourage you to submit your application online. Please ensure
that you include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a
teaching dossier (including teaching evaluations) along with the names of
three references. We encourage applicants to combine PDF or MS WORD
documents in one or two files. If you are unable to apply online (or
alternately have large documents to send), please quote file # 1000568
when submitting your application and other materials electronically to
The closing date for applications is 15 October 2010.
To apply online, click
For more information about the Department of Social Sciences, please visit
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its
community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group
members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of
sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further
diversification of ideas.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.