JOE - August 2012

Auburn University
School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences
Post Doctoral Fellow
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post Doctoral Fellow
Section: 2 -- US: Other Academic (Temporary, Adjunct, Visiting, Part-Time)
Location: Auburn, AL, USA
JEL Classifications:
F -- International Economics
F1 -- Trade
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Keywords: International Forest Products Trade and Investment, international business, agricultural economics, quantitative and analytical skills
Deadline Information: Review of applications will begin August 1, 2012 and continue until a qualified candidate has been recommended for appointment.
Salary Range: $40,000 - $50,000

JOE ID Number: 201208_397175

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences at Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama is seeking applications for the position of Post-Doctoral Fellow in International Forest Products Trade and Investment. This is a two-year limited term, non-tenure track, position and is funded from external sources. Continued employment is contingent on availability of funding and satisfactory performance for a maximum period of two years.

QUALIFICATIONS: The minimum qualification is a PhD from an accredited institution in the area of forest economics, forest products marketing, economics, agricultural economics, international trade, regional sciences, or a closely related field. Solid training in microeconomic theory and econometrics are required. A background in forestry, forest products manufacturing, and/or international business is desirable. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, are required. Candidate must have quantitative and analytical skills. The selected candidate must have demonstrated the ability to conduct research with a high level of independence. The candidate selected for this position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States by the date appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of the appointment. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will do research on forest products trade and investment locational choices by forestry and forest products firms. Research topics include, but not limited to: the impact of trade agreements, trade barriers, trade promotions on exports and imports of forest products; industrial investment locational choice, timber and forest products supply and demand; and forest-based economic development. Salary is commensurate with training and experience.

Review of applications will begin August 1, 2012, and continue until a qualified candidate has been recommended for appointment.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact: Dr. Daowei Zhang Address: 3301 Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn University, AL 36849-5418, Phone: 334-844-1067, Fax: 334-844-1084, e-mail

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Application Instructions:

TO APPLY: Submit a letter of application, resume, transcripts, and three references (name, address, phone number, and e-mail addresses) to Mrs. Pam Beasley, 3301 School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn, AL 36849-5418.

Email for Applications:
FAX for Applications: 334-844-1084

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For more information, phone: 334-844-1067

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