JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Université Laval

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Faculty of Social Sciences
Research Associate

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454334
Date Posted: 10/16/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Associate
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Quebec, CANADA
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Labor economics
Health economics
Salary Range: 60000-70000
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Inter-University Centre on Risk, Economic Policies, and Employment (CIRPÉE; and the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration (CIRRIS; will have an opening for a joint Research Associate position, starting June 2016. Primary criteria are the quality of the applicant's research and interest/experience in labor economics and health economics. The position provides an outstanding opportunity for independent research as well as opportunities for collaboration with faculty and graduate students to actively start intellectual activities at both CIRPÉE and CIRRIS. The selected applicant will be considered as a scholar of CIRRIS (the official employer) but will be encouraged to submit an application to the Department of Economics as adjunct professor and to participate in the teaching program of the economics department at Université Laval if mutually agreed. Starting salary is expected between 60000$ CDN and 70000$ CDN. Startup research funding is also provided.

Applicants should have received a Ph.D. within the last 3 years (or expected by June 2016). Appointment will be for an initial two-year period and can be extended for up to two additional years based on satisfactory evaluations.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/04/2015
Application Instructions:
As employers committed to a diverse workplace, Université Laval and its partners encourage all qualified individuals to apply – particularly women, visible and ethnic minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities – but priority will be given to Canadians and Canadian permanent residents. Applicants should be aware that French is the language of instruction at Université Laval.

Applications must include a cover letter explaining the interest for the position and the related topics mentioned above, a C.V., three reference letters and samples of research papers. The deadline for applications is December 4th.

Email inquiries and documents should be directed to Charles Bellemare (, director of CIRPÉE, Pavillon DeSève, 1025 avenue des Sciences-Humaines, Université Laval, Québec, QC, CANADA, G1V 0A6.