JOE - November 2012

PennsylvaniaState University
College of Agricultural Sciences
Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
Assistant/Associate Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: University Park, PA, USA
JEL Classification: Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Keywords: environmental economics, resource economics
Deadline Information: Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until a qualified candidate is identified.
Salary Range: Competitive. Attractive benefits and startup package available.

JOE ID Number: 201211_398207

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education invites applications for a 36 week, full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in environmental and resource economics. Expectations of the successful applicant include seeking external funding, publishing in top field and general interest journals, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and working with multi-disciplinary teams. The Department is especially interested in candidates who have strong quantitative skills, and interests in issues of energy and environment, energy and water, energy and land, and energy and climate. Those applying at the assistant professor level should expect to receive their Ph.D. by September 2013. For consideration at the associate professor level, applicants must demonstrate a proven record of research and teaching accomplishments. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.
Application Instructions:

Submit a letter of application, resume, names and contact information for three professional references, a photocopy of graduate transcripts (for new Ph.D.s), a professional writing sample, and evidence of teaching (if available), to:
James Shortle, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education, Penn State University, Armsby Building, University Park, PA 16802.

Email for Applications:
FAX for Applications: 814-865-3746
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For more information, phone: 814-865-7657

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