Applications shall be submitted to the Office of the Dean of Arts at artsdean@ualberta.ca by December 7, 2020. Parkland Institute • March 2020 ii I am grateful to two anonymous reviewers, Alison McIntosh, Ricardo Acuña, Shannon Daub, and Bill Carroll for their comments on an earlier version of this report. The fact that interest rates are low, the housing market is relatively stable, government finances are strong, the Canadian and global economies are starting to gain momentum, and the energy sector is a less important part of the Alberta economy compared to the 1980s, all make the current situation less likely to continue too much longer. Over the past 35 years, there have been four periods of sustained negative GDP growth in Alberta: in 1983–84, in 1986, in 2009, and most recently in 2015 (and likely continuing into the current year, although final figures have yet to be released). Especially worryingly, unionization in Alberta continues to be the lowest among Canadian provinces. To be sure, some industries have experienced proportionately more severe job losses during the most recent downturn relative to earlier ones. Digging deeper into the job losses in four industries that are especially vulnerable to the declining price of oil we see similar patterns, but on a more significant scale. Direct and administrate the printing infrastructure at the college. In the broader Alberta community, Parkland Institute works most closely with professionals, trade unionists, private-sector individuals, the arts community, religious and non-profit organizations, environmentalists, feminists and social movement activists. This understanding identifies decisions that must be made if these forces are to be harnessed for social change and the public good. Edmonton, AB | T6G 2E5 Apply to Research Scientist, Junior IT Analyst, Market Researcher and more! Edmonton, AB | T6G 2E5 The Parkland Institute and the University of Alberta are situated on Treaty 6 territory, and are a traditional meeting ground and home for many Indigenous Peoples, including the Métis Nation and the Papaschase. Parkland Institute is an Alberta-wide, non-partisan research centre situated within the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta. Displayed here are Job Ads that match your query. Alberta GDP decreased by an estimated 1.8% in 2015, less than the declines in 1983 and 1986, and only about one-third as severe as the 5.5% GDP drop experienced in 2009. Indeed ranks Job Ads based on a combination of employer bids and relevance, such as your search terms and other activity on Indeed. Photo credit: Government of Alberta under a Creative Commons licence. The resulting pressure upon unions in Alberta has intensified in recent years, with threats of socalled right-to-work legislation, the deepening of regressive labour laws, reductions in public sector pensions, an impending drain on union finances (through Bill C-377), and the use of aggressive bargaining tactics by the provincial government. Our employee appreciation program maintains teamwork, communication, and recognition. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women’s and infants’ services. Parkland Institute studies economic, social, cultural, and political issues facing Albertans and Canadians, using the perspective of political economy. The recent decline here has been close to 15% at its worst. Parkland Institute is an Alberta-wide, non-partisan research centre situated within the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta. Tip: Enter your city or zip code in the "where" box to show results in your area. Direct and administrate a contingent of infrastructure specialists and technicians, and…. In March of this year, the Alberta unemployment rate rebounded to 7.0%, the same as the national average. For more information, see the, Jefferson Community and Technical College. Alberta workplaces are dangerous, with official records indicating 145 occupational fatalities and 27,745 serious workplace injuries in 2012; Employers demonstrate widespread non-compliance with provincial occupational health and safety regulations, due in part to ineffective enforcement by the provincial government; and. 100 Research jobs available in Parkland, FL on Indeed.com. Photo credit: Fibonacci Blue under a Creative Commons licence. The following four figures show the same data as in Figure 5, but for specific industries in Alberta; mainly industries that are most sensitive to declining oil prices. Indeed ranks Job Ads based on a combination of employer bids and relevance, such as your search terms and other activity on Indeed. Parkland Institute studies economic, social, cultural, and political issues facing Albertans and Canadians, using the perspective of political economy. Parkland is a highly respected institute that conducts peer-reviewed research on vital economic, social, cultural and political issues challenging Albertans and Canadians. At Parkland we celebrate the diversity in both our community and our world. In January the rate was 7.4%. As sobering as those numbers are, the provincial unemployment rate was still two to three percentage points lower than the 9–10% unemployment rates of 1992 to 1993, and much lower than the 11–12% rates in 1983 and 1984. Using the perspective of Canadian political economy, Parkland’s researchers examine power and wealth differentials, social and class-based conflicts, and ways public policy and public choice shape and are shaped by these factors. 165 Parkland College jobs available on Indeed.com. Parkland Institute’s board reflects these diverse publics and is actively instituting an EDI process throughout the organization. Read more by this author |  Follow on Twitter. Displayed here are Job Ads that match your query. Figure 5 shows a similar pattern to Figure 4, but measures job losses as a percentage of the size of the labour force one year earlier. Aside from the usual month-to-month fluctuations, there seem to be no discernible trends in these data. Compared to June 2014 – the time of the most recent peak price of oil – employment in Alberta has declined by 57,400, according to the most recent labour force survey figures for March 2016. Any future attempts to further restrict collective bargaining in Alberta need to be assessed against these demonstrated economic and social benefits that unions deliver to workers. Ideally, candidates will be tenured professors from the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta, though other academic affiliations will be considered. Dallas, TX, US Oct 23, 2020 0.00 mi Oncology Services Clinic Main Hosp Bldg - 2nd Floor OPC TX Dallas-Mental-Health-Counselor-Preferred-Experience-in-Family-&-Couples-Group-Therapy-TX-75201 This decline in labour force participation could underestimate the true unemployment rate. Compensation will be negotiated with the Interim Dean of Arts. Email: parkland@ualberta.ca, (CC) Parkland Institute 2001-2020View our terms of use, A letter of application outlining the candidate’s interest in the position, the strengths they would bring to the role, and any information they wish to share about their priorities and vision for the Parkland Institute. Figures 3a and 3b show the labour force participation rates for males and females, respectively, and by age groups since the beginning of 2014 (i.e., preceeding the beginning of decline in oil prices in mid-2014). Sort by: relevance - date. This loss of jobs, however, has been smaller than was experienced in the last three recessions in Alberta. Tel: 780-492-8558, Fax: 780-492-8738 Albertans wanting higher wages, safer workplaces, and a more equitable distribution of income should consider the extent to which their goals align with the objectives of the labour movement. Tip: Enter your city or zip code in the "where" box to show results in your area. more » Apply to Veterinarian, Pharmacy Technician, Tutor and more! Given the fact that the Alberta labour force is much larger today, these latest job losses as a percentage of the labour force are smaller still. In March 1983, the month for the worst year-over-year job loss of that recession, almost twice as many jobs were lost as were lost in January 2016. more », 1-12 Humanities Centre, University of Alberta The largest most recent year-over-year job loss was 35,000 jobs in January 2016. Some choose a military aviation career. Indeed may be compensated by these employers, helping keep Indeed free for jobseekers. Richard E. Mueller is professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Lethbridge, academic director of the Lethbridge Branch of the Prairie Regional Research Data Centre, and associate director of the Educational Policy Research Initiative at the University of Ottawa. The current economic downturn is often compared to the one of the early 1980s. The director is responsible for the leadership of Parkland Institute. Displayed here are Job Ads that match your query. But viewing the current downtown in historical terms does provide for some confidence that the Alberta economy will recover and continue to be strong. Parkland Institute is an Alberta-wide, non-partisan research centre situated within the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta.

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