Job Opportunities

Discover current job opportunities within the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia.

VSE Academic Job Postings

The Vancouver School of Economics is in an exciting period of growth and change. We are looking for exceptional researchers and teachers to join us in creating a global centre for excellence in economics research, teaching, and learning.

Assistant Professors

We hope to hire up to three tenure-track faculty members in 2023-24, with a start date of July 1, 2024. We are advertising for Assistant Professors with priority fields in Behavioural Economics, Economic Theory/Computational Economics, and Political Economy. However, we may consider outstanding candidates in any field. The deadline for applications is November 30, 2023.

Sessional Instructors

We hire sessional instructors on a term-by-term basis as needs arise. Sessional instructors must be Canadians or Permanent Residents and should have a PhD or have completed PhD requirements except for the dissertation. Teaching experience is preferred.

If you are interested in teaching at the VSE as a sessional instructor, please send a copy of your resume with a cover letter to

Your CV should include a record of the courses you have taught. In your cover letter, please include the courses you are able to teach and your available dates for teaching. If we have a course vacancy in your area, we will contact you.

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