Posted: Oct 18, 2022

Tenure-Stream Position in Business Economics: Applied Microeconomics

Salary: Negotiable
Application Deadline: Dec 17, 2022

Smith School of Business at Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada) invites applications for one or more tenure-track or tenured positions in Business Economics at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2023. The search is focused in applied microeconomics.


Candidates must have completed, or be nearing completion of (ABD), a PhD or equivalent degree at the start of the appointment. ABD candidates must complete their PhD within one year of the start of their appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. A candidate’s potential contribution and commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigeneity at the School, as well as their specific service and citizenship contributions in their career to-date, will also be considered in selection decisions.

The successful candidate will exhibit strong potential for innovative and high-quality scholarly research leading to top-tier publications, securing external research funding, and outstanding teaching contributions at the undergraduate and graduate levels, with an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the School’s various programs. The successful candidate will be required to make contributions through service to the School, the University, and/or the broader academic community, and contribute to fostering an equitable, diverse and inclusive academic and work environment. In addition to the above, a successful candidate for an Associate Professor or Professor-level position will have a strong track record of publications in top-tier academic journals in Economics and/or related fields, as well as a strong teaching record.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointees have access to internal funds both for research and course development through a Research Initiation Award, the Smith School of Business Research Program, and our Faculty Development Fund. The School also provides faculty members with support in their applications to external research granting agencies such as the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, among others. 


The effective date of the appointment will be July 1, 2023, but is flexible.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact: Brittany Lovelock at [email protected]. Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at and at  

To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens/permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen/permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen/permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete. Your application cover letter must include one of these two citizenship statements.

Applicants’ membership in equity deserving groups is considered when inviting candidates for interviews. Applicants will receive an invite to provide this information at a later time from Queen’s Human Rights and Equity Office. In addition, the impact of certain circumstances that may legitimately affect a nominee’s record of research achievement will be given careful consideration when assessing the nominee’s research productivity. Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions.

More information about this position can be found on our website here: 

 Applicants should submit:

  • A cover letter
    (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship/permanent resident status previously specified)
  • A current Curriculum Vitae
    (including a list of publications and ongoing research)
  • Evidence of research, including a job market paper and a Research Statement
  • A statement of teaching interests and experience (including course outlines and evaluations if available)
  • A Diversity Statement that explains experience with, and commitment to, facilitation and promotion of Indigenization, equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Three letters of reference

 Submitting your application

Please submit your application package before the stated due date via Interfolio Faculty Search through the following link:

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Brittany Lovelock, Senior Staffing Office in the Dean’s Office, at [email protected].

Note: only selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.