Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Position - Business Economics
Competition 539

Department Alberta School of Business - Marketing, Business Economics and Law
Posted date October 12, 2023
Closing date Will remain open until filled.
Position Type Full Time


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, 2024.

For an appointment at the Assistant Professor level, candidates will have graduated from an accredited PhD program in business economics, with demonstrated potential to publish top-level research and achieve teaching excellence; candidates who are close to PhD completion may be considered; however, the appointment will be contingent upon the completion of the PhD by an agreed-upon date. Appointments at a more senior level may be considered depending on qualifications and experience.

We are looking for candidates in three areas:

(1) International Economics;

(2) Modern Analytical Techniques (including AI, Machine Learning, etc.) and;

(3) Real Estate/Urban Economics.

Ideally, the selected candidate would have research interests in some combination of these areas.

Proficiency in English is required for this position.

Responsibilities of the position include teaching courses in business economics within our Undergraduate and Masters programs.

In addition to teaching, faculty responsibilities include:

  • Publishing in top tier economics and business journals;
  • Taking advantage of external research funding opportunities and;
  • Contributing to academic service commensurate with the level of appointment.

Our department members specialize in International Economics and we also have a focus on Real Estate/Urban Economics. The successful candidate will have research interests that align well with the research interests of our faculty members.

The Alberta School of Business is one of the world's leading institutions in business education and research. As the first and longest continually accredited business school in Canada, the Alberta School of Business is one of the largest business schools in Canada with over 70 faculty members, 3000+ undergraduate students, and 950 students in our Masters and PhD programs. Since 1916, the innovative ideas, entrepreneurial spirit and leadership of the School's more than 31,000 alumni have strengthened businesses and communities worldwide. Our vision is simple, yet powerful: To develop and inspire entrepreneurial leaders from Alberta for the World. Our mission is to excel and lead through research, teaching and external engagement.

For more information about the School, please visit our web site at www.business.ualberta.ca and for more information about the Department of Marketing, Business Economics & Law, please see https://www.ualberta.ca/marketing-business-economics-law/index.html.

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 center 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 recreation opportunities.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and is competitive with similar research-focused business schools in North America.

Applications should include:

  • Curriculum vitae,
  • Samples of research;
  • Any available teaching ratings,
  • Names of three referees who have been asked to send confidential letters of assessment.

This position will remain open until filled.

At the University of Alberta, we are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible hiring process for all candidates. If you require accommodations to participate in the interview process, please let us know at the time of booking your interview and we will make every effort to accommodate your needs.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

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, M├ętis 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.