Probationary (Tenure-Track) Position, Department of Economics – Faculty of Arts

The Department of Economics at Brandon University invites applications for a probationary tenure-track appointment commencing on 1 August 2023. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience specified in the Collective Agreement between Brandon University Faculty Association and Brandon University Board of Governors.

The preferred candidate must demonstrate a commitment to student-centered undergraduate teaching and learning opportunities and must provide evidence of teaching competence in the following areas: History of Economic Thought, Economic History and Econometrics. The ability to teach courses in the following areas is desirable: Environmental Economics, Natural Resource Economics, Benefit-Cost Analysis and Labour Studies.

The preferred candidate will have a completed PhD or ABD in Economics or Political Economy, a strong record of undergraduate teaching, an active research program (specialization open), and a commitment to collegial collective governance.

Applicants should apply in one pdf file that includes: a letter of application (stating skills and experiences that meet requirements of the position, teaching philosophy); Curriculum Vitae (to include degrees, areas of specialization, teaching experience, and research interests); evidence of teaching and research progress including course outlines and a sample publication; evidence of citizenship status; and the names and contact information of three referees sent to:

Dr. Balfour Spence, Acting Dean of Arts, at

Priority consideration will be given to Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents. Closing date for applications is April 30, 2023 (or when the position is filled).

Start date:  August 1, 2023

Rank and Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application deadline:  April 30, 2023, or until the position is filled.


Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

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