University of Alberta, China Institute
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Trade and Investment Policies - China and Canada
|Institution Type:||College / University|
The China Institute of the University of Alberta is seeking a post-doctoral fellow for a one year term with the possibility of extension.
The ideal candidate would have a PhD in international trade, policy studies, political science or economics with established research interests in International Trade and Investment policies and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Knowledge of China's free trade agreement negotiations, trade and investment policy development and inward and outward investment policies of China would be desirable.
The successful candidate would be expected to work at the China Institute to conduct research on Chinese trade, investment and economic relations with Canada. This will include Canadian trade and investment policies involving Chinese investment flows into Canada and the Canadian energy sector in particular with regard to potential and actual Chinese investment. Additional research topics may include China's trading relations with North America and other developed economics, China's outbound investment flows into other regions, as well as Chinese energy relationships with China’s other energy partners.
The post-doctoral fellow would also be welcome to conduct research on related topics of his/her own interest and would be encouraged to publish while at the China Institute. Fluency in English is required and strong writing and analytical skills are essential.
The post-doctoral position will be accorded salary and benefits in accordance with experience and policies for post-doctoral fellows at the University of Alberta. The China Institute would provide opportunities and some financial support for the fellow to travel to conferences related to his/her field of research on behalf of the China Institute.
To Apply: Candidates should submit their statement of Interest, C.V., two reference letters and two relevant publications or writing samples to the following:
Email address: CIUAjobs@ualberta.ca
The position will remain open until filled and the start date is flexible (ideally in the fall of 2017).
|Primary Category:||Public Policy
|Secondary Categories:||Diplomacy and International Relations
Economic History / Studies
Chinese History / Studies