JOE - March 2013

University of California, Santa Barbara
Sustainable Fisheries Group
Bren School and Marine Science Institute
Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Section: 2 -- US: Other Academic (Temporary, Adjunct, Visiting, Part-Time)
Location: Santa Barbara, CA, USA
JEL Classifications:
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Q2 -- Renewable Resources and Conservation
Keywords: Natural Resource Economics, Fisheries Economics, Applied Econometrics
Deadline Information: Open until filled; application review to commence April 1, 2013.
Deadline Date: 07/2013

JOE ID Number: 201303_398588

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Sustainable Fisheries Group (SFG) at UCSB seeks a post-doctoral scholar with a research focus on natural resource economics, to begin as soon as possible. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in economics or a closely related sub-discipline by August 1, 2013 and have experience in natural resource or environmental economics, with excellent skills in applied econometrics, dynamic optimization, or game theory. SFG is a multidisciplinary research hub merging economics and ecology to address theoretical and applied challenges ( Scholar will report to SFG Principals Robert Deacon and Christopher Costello and be affiliated with Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, Marine Science Institute, and Department of Economics.

Appointment is 12 months; reappointment possible depending on performance and funding. Salary is competitive, commensurate with applicant's qualifications. Postdoctoral benefits included (

UCSB is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. International candidates, women, and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. UCSB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.
Application Instructions:

Email letter of interest, CV, sample of written research, and contact information for 3 references, as a single PDF file, to Sarah Lester (, Subject: SFG Postdoc.

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