Full-Time Faculty Position in Social Sciences
University of Ottawa

The Faculty of Social Sciences comprises nine departments, schools and institutes, which offer undergraduate, Master’s and doctoral programs in both English and French. With its 10,000 students, 260 full-time professors, and wide array of programs and research centres, the Faculty of Social Sciences plays a key role at the heart of the University of Ottawa. Its graduate students are supervised by excellent researchers and undertake cutting-edge research in the Faculty’s Master’s and Ph.D. programs.

The Department of Economics at the University of Ottawa is accepting applications for one (1) tenure-track position in any field of economics. Applications from highly qualified candidates in econometrics are encouraged.


  • Conduct research and publishing activities
  • Teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Supervise Master’s and Ph.D. candidates
  • Participate in the University’s academic and administrative activities
  • Carry out other activities as specified in the collective agreement


  • Hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field (candidates who are close to completing a Ph.D. could be considered);
  • Demonstrate excellence or the potential for excellence in teaching and research; and
  • Possess a strong publication and research track record in the field.


The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institution and all professors in the Faculty of Social Sciences must be actively bilingual to obtain tenure. The University of Ottawa offers second-language training to staff members and their spouses.

Terms and salary

Tenure-track position.  Assistant professor salary scale starting at $86,986. Tenure-track positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Starting date

July 1st, 2020 

Location of work

Department of Economics, University of Ottawa, 120 University, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5

Benefits package

The University of Ottawa provides a complete compensation package which includes long term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance.

Consideration of applications will begin on November 22, 2019 and will continue until the position is successfully filled.

Applicants must submit their curriculum vitae, a letter describing their teaching and research experience and interests, an example of their current research, an indication their French and English language abilities and submit copies of their main publications and teaching evaluations. Applicants must also request that three referees send letters of recommendation under separate cover.

All information and letters are to be submitted to the following address:  https://econjobmarket.org/.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

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