Instructor – Public Policy and Administration (Economics)

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Ottawa West, ONTARIO
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

About the Position
  • Academic unit: Public Policy and Administration
  • Category of appointment: Term-Appointment, 1 year
  • Field of specialization: Economics
  • Rank/Position title: Instructor
  • Start date: July 1, 2022
  • Closing date for applications: May 6th, 2022

The School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA) at Carleton University invites applications for a 12- month limited-term appointment at the rank of Instructor with teaching expertise in economics and public policy, effective 1 July 2022. The courses to be taught include statistics for public policy, macroeconomics for public policy, and energy evaluation and assessment tools. Experience in teaching any of these courses would be an asset.

The School’s teaching load at the Instructor level is three courses per term for a total of six courses per year.

About the School of Public Policy and Administration

The research-intensive School , which is situated in a unique Faculty of Public Affairs , is a recognized centre of academic excellence in public policy and administration. It is the largest and oldest school of its kind in Canada and is well known internationally, offering a PhD in Public Policy, Master of Public Policy and Administration, Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership, a joint MA Sustainable Energy, the graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Program Evaluation, and the graduate Diploma in Indigenous Policy and Administration. The School’s multidisciplinary faculty members are actively engaged in diverse research and teaching initiatives, and are regularly called upon for their expertise by government departments, NGOs, and international agencies. In recent years, faculty at the School have incorporated issues related to equity, diversity and inclusion in many of its courses. More information on the School at .


Candidates must have earned a PhD degree in economics by date of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a clearly demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. Following recent practice, the hire will create and oversee classrooms in which issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion are addressed in their courses.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted through an online form at economics .

Applicants will be required to upload:

  • a cover letter,
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a teaching portfolio with a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of effectiveness, and a statement on addressing equity, diversity, and inclusion, and
  • one or more research papers or publications.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Applicants should also arrange to have three confidential letters of reference emailed by the referees to Dr. Jennifer Stewart at

All materials must be received by May 6th , 2022. Interviews will take place in May 2022.

About Carleton University

Located on unceded Algonquin territory in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is an innovative teaching and research institution with a tradition of leading change. Internationally recognized academics, staff, and researchers engage more than 31,000 students in over 100 programs of study.

Carleton has long been known for promoting research excellence and connectedness and is involved in partnerships around the globe. With strong leadership, it enjoys a healthy financial position and our proximity to government, cultural institutions, media, and a thriving knowledge economy make Carleton and Ottawa a great place to work, learn, and live. Our picturesque campus is fully accessible and, along with award-winning student services, Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada. Learn more about our University and the City of Ottawa.

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Furthermore, Carleton understands that career paths vary and interruptions will not prejudice the assessment process. We invite you to review our revitalized Indigenous strategy, Kinàmàgawin and visit our Department of Equity and Inclusive Communities for information about our commitment to leadership in the areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Accessibility is a university strategic priority and applicants selected for an interview who require accommodations are invited to contact the Chair as soon as possible to ensure that appropriate arrangements may be made.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

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