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Tenure-Track Faculty Position - Business Economics

University of Alberta

University of Alberta
Alberta School of Business - Department of Marketing, Business Economics and Law
Tenure-track Faculty Position - Business Economics

Competition No. - A103039841
Closing Date - Will remain open until filled.

The Department of Marketing, Business Economics and Law at the Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta, invites applications for an assistant professor tenure-track position in business economics. This position has an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020.

Candidates must have, or be close to completing, a PhD in an appropriate field, with demonstrated potential to publish top-level research and achieve teaching excellence; appointment in the latter case will be contingent upon the completion of the PhD by an agreed-upon date. We are looking for someone with strong empirical skills. Experience in the analysis of big data is desirable. Proficiency in English is required.
The successful candidate will conduct research directed at top tier economics and business journals, take advantage of external research funding opportunities, teach in our undergraduate and masters programs, and contribute to academic service commensurate with the level of appointment. Our department members specialize in International Economics and in Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment. We also have a strong focus on Urban Economics and Real Estate. The successful candidate will have research interests that align well with the research interests of our faculty.

The Alberta School of Business is one of the world’s leading institutions in business education and research. Our vision is to develop and inspire entrepreneurial leaders from Alberta for the world. Our mission is to excel and lead through research, teaching and learning and external engagement. We are one of the largest business schools in Canada with 75 faculty members, 2100 undergraduate students, and 800 students in our Masters and PhD programs. For more information about the School please visit our web site at and for more information about the Department of Marketing, Business Economics & Law, please see

Located in Western Canada, the province of Alberta boasts diverse landscapes from the Canadian Rocky Mountains to wide open prairies and blue skies. The University of Alberta is situated in the provincial capital of Edmonton. This city is a vibrant multi-cultural centre with over one million people that offers the benefits of an urban lifestyle combined with high-quality schools, varied restaurants, excellent theatre, year round festivals, reliable public transportation and ample opportunities for recreation.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and is competitive with similar research-focused business schools in North America.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, samples of research, and any available teaching ratings. Please arrange to have three confidential letters of assessment sent to us, and let us know the names of the people who will be sending the letters.

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

Please send applications by e-mail (PDF files) to:

Dr. Emilson Silva, Chair
Department of Marketing, Business Economics and Law
Alberta School of Business
University of Alberta

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

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.