JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023
University of Calgary
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Calgary, Alberta, CANADA
JEL Classification: Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Area: Energy transition in the electricity sector: pathways to system decarbonization and home and vehicle electrification
Duration: 2 years
Start date: July 1, 2023
Salary: $75,000 per year, plus Alberta Blue Cross health insurance benefits
The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in Electricity Economics.
We are seeking a motivated and hard-working post-doctoral scholar to do a mix of independent research and joint projects with University of Calgary faculty. The joint projects involve field experiments on electricity demand flexibility, with a particular focus on electric vehicle charging. The scholar would be expected to assist in program management, implementation, and analysis of a suite of field experiment projects.
The Postdoctoral Scholar will work director with Dr. Blake Shaffer (PI, Economics) and colleagues Dr. Erica Myers (Economics), Dr. Megan Bailey (Business), and Dr. Sara Hastings-Simon (PI, Policy), with the opportunity to collaborate with other faculty as well.
There may be sessional opportunities to teach in the Department of Economics during the postdoctoral scholar’s tenure in the department. This will be remunerated as a sessional instructor, in addition to postdoctoral salary.
- External Application Link