Department of Marketing, Business Economics and Law - Tenure or Tenure Track Faculty Position

Employment type: Full-time
City: Edmonton
Last visit: 2014-09-24
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Posted: 2014-09-24


The University of Alberta in Edmonton is one of Canada's top teaching and research universities, with an international reputation for excellence across the humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering, and health sciences. Home to more than 39,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff, the university has an annual budget of $1.7 billion and attracts nearly $500 million in sponsored research revenue. The U of A offers close to 400 rigorous undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in 18 faculties on five campuses - including one rural and one francophone campus. The university has approximately 243 000 alumni worldwide.

University of Alberta

Department of Marketing, Business Economics and Law

Tenure or Tenure Track Faculty Position

Competition No.  -   A103024643

Closing Date  -   Will remain open until filled.

The Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta, invites applications for a tenure-track position in international business, with a research and teaching focus on the Chinese economy, starting July 1, 2015.

For appointments at the assistant professor level, candidates must have, or be close to completing, a PhD in an appropriate field, with demonstrated research and teaching potential; appointment in the latter case will be contingent upon the completion of the PhD by an agreed-upon date. (Appointments at a more senior level—associate or full professor—may be considered depending on qualifications and experience. For an associate/full professor appointment, we require a PhD, and a high quality publication record in economics and business journals, accompanied by excellence in teaching Proficiency in English is required.

The successful candidate will teach international business and business economics at both the undergraduate and MBA levels, participate in the MBA and BCom specializations in international business, conduct research, publish in top tier economics and business journals, and provide service to the School’s academic activities.

The Alberta School of Business is one of the world’s leading institutions in business education and research.  Our vision is "Leaders from Alberta for the World".  Our mission is to excel and lead through research, teaching and external engagement.  We are one of the largest business schools in Canada with 75 faculty members, 2000 undergraduate students, and 600 students in our MBA 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

The province of Alberta has a strong economy and diverse landscapes.  The city of Edmonton 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, reliable public transportation and ample opportunities for recreation.  Information about Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada can be found at:

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, any available teaching ratings, and the names of three referees who have been asked to send confidential letters of assessment.

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

Dr. Rasmus Fatum, Chair

Department of Marketing, Business Economics and Law

Alberta School of Business

University of Alberta 

Interested applicants may apply to:

E-mail :

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

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

Career Level: Experienced

Years of Relevant Experience: 7 Years

Education: Doctorate

Industry: Education

Job Function: Marketing