JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

University of Calgary

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Assistant Professor, Digital Economis

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468779
Date Posted: 01/13/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor, Digital Economis
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Calgary, Alberta, CANADA
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Assistant Professor
PhD in Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in a field contributing to Digital Economics. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2022.

We are seeking a scholar who will establish and maintain an active research program in a field related to digital economics. Applicants must have demonstrated strength in empirical methods and data science techniques. Candidates with research applications in a broad array of fields are welcomed.

The successful applicant will show evidence of (or potential for) securing external research funding, be expected to conduct high-quality research and teaching as well as engage in graduate student supervision. Service to the department, faculty, University, and community is also expected.

In the Department of Economics, the successful applicant will be expected to teach core courses and/or field courses in empirical methods. In terms of research, the successful applicant will be expected to conduct high-quality research, evidenced by publications in leading peer-reviewed journals, securing external research funding, and maintaining an active profile in their field. Moreover, the successful applicant will be expected to be part of the department's growing research group, displaying knowledge of cutting-edge data science techniques and empirical methods, leading to high impact publications in the field. Graduate program contributions include both teaching and supervising students.

The successful applicant will have a PhD in economics and must demonstrate evidence of, or potential for, influential publications. Evidence of publication success will be provided through a strong sample of current research and a statement of research interests, outlining future research directions. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated by a strong statement of teaching philosophy, outstanding teaching evaluations, and an exceptional record of commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching.

The Department of Economics is a research-intensive department with high standards in research and teaching. We value interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to research and training, and strongly encourage collaboration. Please visit the Department of Economics website for
more information on the department and visit recent publications for a list of recent publications by Economics faculty.

Applications must be received by January 31, 2022. Interviews will be organized by the Department of Economics.

Interested individuals are requested to apply online at via the 'Apply Now' link. Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. Your four application attachments should be in pdf format and organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents):
• Letter of interest that includes names and contact information for three referees
• Curriculum Vitae
• Statement of research interests
• Copies of relevant research papers
• Teaching dossier, including evidence of teaching experience, a summary of the candidate’s approach to student mentorship and graduate supervision, teaching evaluations if available, and two sample syllabi
• One-page statement identifying the applicant’s potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), plans to incorporate EDI in courses taught, and ability to work with a culturally diverse and international student body
These materials should be addressed to:
Dr. Rob Oxoby, Department Head and Search Committee Chair
Department of Economics
Faculty of Arts
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

The University of Calgary believes that a respectful workplace, equal opportunity and building a diverse workforce contribute to the richness of the environment for teaching, learning and research, and provide faculty, staff, students, and the public with a university that reflects the society it serves.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following questions: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (yes/no) and are you currently legally entitled to work in Canada? (yes/no)

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2022