University of Alberta

Academic Teaching Staff

Department of Marketing, Business Economics and Law

Competition No.  -    A103038185
Closing Date  -    Mar 15, 2019

The Department of Marketing, Business Economics & Law is accepting applications for a full-time Academic Teaching Staff position for a 1-year term appointment beginning May 1, 2019. 

Reporting to the Chair, the position will include the following responsibilities:

  • Teach a diverse set of economics courses (8 sections) to undergraduate and graduate students, including micro and macro economics; international business; data analytics; and natural resources & energy economics.
  • Remain abreast with relevant literature in economics as it applies to their teaching resources and activities
  • Assist in the administration of CABREE (Centre for Applied Business Research in Energy & the Environment)
  • Participate in department activities including business economics seminars and conferences
  • Provide tutorials to PhD students on data analytics, statistics, and mathematical programming
  • Develop curriculum and material for business economics courses

Applicants must have a PhD in economics or in a relevant discipline, and teaching or business sector experience. Applicants must have sufficient knowledge of statistics and mathematical programming to teach seminars to PhD students.

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. For more information about the School please visit our website at For more information about the Department of Marketing, Business Economics & Law, please see:

Applications should include a curriculum vitae outlining research and administrative experience, samples of research, any available teaching ratings, and the names of three referees who have been asked to send confidential letters of assessment.  

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

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff Agreement (ATS).

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 March 15, 2019 by e-mail (PDF files) to:

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

How to Apply


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.

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.