JOE - September 2013

University of Minnesota
Applied Economics
Assistant Professor of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Saint Paul, MN, USA
JEL Classifications:
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Deadline Information: Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013 but the position will remain open until filled.
Deadline Date: 11/2013

JOE ID Number: 201309_398912

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This position is open to candidates with interests related to environmental and resource economics. Current topics of interest include water resources, air and water quality, land use, fisheries, forestry, biodiversity conservation, climate change, renewable energy, integrated natural science and economic modeling, and the interplay between agriculture and the environment.

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate an ability to carry out the following:
a)Develop a leading nationally and internationally recognized research program related to environmental and resource economics with a strong emphasis in the application of quantitative methods and economic theory to timely and relevant environmental and natural resource topics. Residing in a leading Tier 1 research university, the individual will be expected to develop strong and productive disciplinary and interdisciplinary research programs with our vibrant linkages to programs in the Institute on the Environment, Water Resources, Conservation Biology, School of Public Health, Carlson School of Management, Humphrey Institute on Public Affairs, Academic Health Services (Medical School, College of Veterinary Medicine), Law School, and related departments within the University, as well as our non-governmental, government and business constituents.

b)Teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate level in environmental and natural resource economics, and possibly applied microeconomic theory core courses, quantitative methods courses, and interdisciplinary courses in environmental and resource sciences and management. Develop classes that will fit into the overall teaching needs of the Department of Applied Economics and be consistent with his/her research program.

c)Provide leadership for the department's programs, engaging in development of teaching and research programs to move the department in innovative, productive and relevant research and educational activities.

d)Develop successful grant proposals and work with interdisciplinary research teams, drawing upon expertise in environmental and natural resource sciences, forestry, agricultural, public health, fisheries and wildlife, ecology, climatology and other areas in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences and the broader University, to conduct research and deliver knowledge to a wide range of audiences.

Essential qualifications include: Ph.D in applied economics, a gricultural economics, economics, or a closely related field.Evidence of potential to develop an outstanding record of scholarly research in the area of environmental and natural resource economics and compelling written and oral communication skills for professional and nonprofessional audiences.
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The full position description and application procedure are available at
Email inquiries about the position are welcome, but formal application process is required. Send all materials that cannot be submitted online by November 1, 2013 to: Jay Coggins, University of Minnesota Department of Applied Economics 1994 Buford Ave. St. Paul, MN 55108(612) 625-9732,

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FAX for Applications: 612-625-6245

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Jay Coggins
University of Minnesota
Department of Applied Economics
1994 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN United States 55108

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Jay Coggins
University of Minnesota
Department of Applied Economics
1994 Buford Ave.
St. Paul , MN United States 55108

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