JOE - November 2012

 
University of California, Berkeley
Energy and Resources Group
Assistant Professor of Sustainable Economic Systems
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Sustainable Economic Systems
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Berkeley, CA, USA
JEL Classifications:
H -- Public Economics
N -- Economic History
N5 -- Agriculture, Natural Resources, Environment, and Extractive Industries
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Q1 -- Agriculture
Q2 -- Renewable Resources and Conservation
Q3 -- Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation
Q4 -- Energy
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Z1 -- Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology
Deadline Date: 11/30/2012

JOE ID Number: 201211_397545

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Energy and Resources Group (ERG) at the University of California at Berkeley invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Sustainable Economic Systems, starting July 1, 2013. ERG has a long history of interdisciplinary research and teaching for a sustainable environment and an equitable society.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent by date of hire preferably in the social sciences, with a specialization in one of the following fields: agricultural and resource economics, environmental economics, energy economics, economic sociology, public policy, political economy, economic geography, economic history, institutional economics, and/or the intersection of these disciplines with other fields. She or he will have an outstanding research record and evidence of ongoing research productivity, and a deep commitment to teaching and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate level. Willingness to work collaboratively with faculty and to mentor students from a wide range of disciplines and academic backgrounds is essential. ERG especially encourages applicants with a strong interest in multiple scales of analysis from the local to the global, and in the historical foundations of disciplinary and interdisciplinary analysis.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach a core course at the upper-division undergraduate level with the broad theme of 'economics and society'. She or he will also have the opportunity to develop graduate courses and seminars in her/his area of specialization. ERG seeks candidates whose research, teaching or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

Applications should include: the names of the 3 referees who will be submitting letters of support, current curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests and experience, and copies of no more than 3 (article or chapter length) samples of relevant written work. Each document should be submitted as a separate pdf file. Filenames should include the applicant's last and first names.

Please follow this link create an online application and submit the above materials no later than November 30, 2012: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00028. Letters of recommendation are due by the application deadline to the search committee chair.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html.

The University of California is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. We are especially interested in a diverse applicant pool.
Application Instructions:

Please follow this link create an online application and submit the above materials no later than November 30, 2012: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00028. Letters of recommendation are due by the application deadline to the search committee chair.

Online Application URL: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00028

Note: This employer requires online Application.
Email for Applications: ergsearch@berkeley.edu
Informational URL: http://erg.berkeley.edu/


For more information, email: ergsearch@berkeley.edu
For more information, phone: 510-642-1640

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