JOE - November 2012

Virginia Institute of Marine Science
School of Marine Science/College of William & Mary
Fisheries Science
Assistant/Associate Professor in Marine Resource Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Marine Resource Economics
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Gloucester Point/Williamsburg, VA, USA
JEL Classifications:
Q2 -- Renewable Resources and Conservation
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Keywords: Renewable Resources, Conservation, Fishery, Aquaculture, Environmental Economics, Ecological Economics, Ecosystem Services, Biodiversity Conservation, Bioeconomics, Industrial Ecology
Deadline Information: For full consideration, application materials are due December 1, 2012; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Deadline Date: 12/1/2012

JOE ID Number: 201211_398129

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The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) has a three-part mission to conduct interdisciplinary research in coastal ocean and estuarine science, educate students and citizens, and provide advisory service to policy makers, industry, and the public. The School of Marine Science at VIMS is the graduate school in marine science for the College of William & Mary. Chartered in 1940, VIMS is currently among the largest marine research and education centers in the United States. VIMS employs 59 full-time faculty members, 256 staff, and enrolls approximately 100 graduate students in master's and doctoral programs. There are four academic departments at VIMS: Biological Sciences, Environmental and Aquatic Animal Health, Fisheries Science, and Physical Sciences. Further information on the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and the School of Marine Science may be accessed through the web at:

Assistant/Associate Professor in Marine Resource Economics: We invite applications for a tenure-eligible position in the Department of Fisheries Science. We prefer applications for Assistant Professor, but in exceptional cases will consider application for Associate Professor. The position will begin Summer 2013.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold an earned doctorate (Ph.D.) at the time of the appointment in an area applicable to Marine Resource Economics. Candidates must have a strong publication stream commensurate with experience, and the potential for an active research program and quality graduate student teaching and mentoring. Candidates with research, teaching, and service interests in areas of natural resource or environmental economics; examples of relevant research areas could include: fisheries, renewable resources and conservation, bioeconomic modeling, behavioral economics, valuation of non-market resources and ecosystem services, trade-off and decision analysis, sustainable development, or other emerging field of marine and coastal resource economics.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will develop/maintain an active research and publication program, advise graduate students and teach quantitative skills class(es) relevant to field of study, including but not limited to: bioeconomic modeling, renewable resources and conservation, and environmental economics, participate in College and VIMS/SMS governance, marine policy academic programs, and provide service to the Commonwealth. Candidates who are prepared to engage in cross-disciplinary research, teaching, and service will be especially welcomed.
Application Instructions:

Application materials for the position listed above should include: 1) a cover letter explaining professional education, experience, and suitability for the position; 2) a full curriculum vitae; 3) research statement; 4) teaching statement; and 5) the names, addresses (including titles and institutions), email addresses, and telephone numbers of five references.

Application materials should be addressed to the Chair of the Marine Resource Economist Search Committee, and will be accepted through our On-Line Application System at For full consideration, application materials are due December 1, 2012; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university and conducts background checks on applicants for employment. Applications by persons from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged.

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