Chair in Innovation and Regional Development (HEC Montreal) | Urban Planning (McGill University | Profs. David Doloreux and Richard Shearmur are looking to recruit a
**POSTDOCT RESEARCH FELLOW ON INNOVATION AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT**
The Chair on innovation and Regional Development (Prof. Doloreux, HEC Montréal) and the Urban Planning Department (Prof. Shearmur, McGill University) have opened a postdoctoral position to work on a research project on innovation and regions in Canada. We are looking for a candidate with a strong background in economic geography, innovation management or related fields. The successful candidate will conduct empirical research in the context of the Chair in innovation and regional development.
The project is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and collaboratively led by Prof. David Doloreux (HEC Montreal) and Richard Shearmur (McGill University). The appointee will work on research projects related to innovation and economic development in Canada, and on the role of geography in supporting innovation. The candidate is expected to work autonomously, but in collaboration with Professors Doloreux and Shearmur, developing and/or leading a specific research project in this field.
The candidate should have experience in independent empirical research, and a strong theoretical background in pertinent fields of innovation, economic geography and regional economic development. Familiarity with survey-based research, data preparation and statistical analysis would be very useful, together with good writing skills in English. Some experience with interview-based research would be an asset.
The appointment is to commence in January 2023. The contract will be limited to a period of 2 years.
Candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest and motivation, a CV, and a short research proposal and a proposed plan of research that the candidate will conduct (max. 2 pages). Send the application (single PDF file) to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Please submit your cover letter, CV and a short research proposal (max 2 pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org no lather than 15th September 2022. Please clearly state in the email subject line ‘Postdoctoral application’.