JOE - September 2013

Utah State University
Applied Economics
Assistant Professor of Resource Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Resource Economics
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Logan, UT, USA
JEL Classifications:
Q2 -- Renewable Resources and Conservation
Q3 -- Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation
R1 -- General Regional Economics
Keywords: Natural resource economics, water economics
Deadline Information: Position Open until filled, but initial screening may occur on September 15.
Deadline Date: 09/15/2013

JOE ID Number: 201309_398924

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This will be a nine month tenure eligible position with a 50:45:5 division of effort between research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will develop a nationally recognized research program in resource economics that is complementary to on-going departmental research programs. Areas of emphasis may include: economic analyses of water management; economic analysis of water and natural resource policy alternatives; public lands management and use; and economic analysis of renewable and/or non-renewable resources. The candidate will be expected to obtain external funding to support his or her research program, and to seek disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborative opportunities. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. A Ph.D. in economics or closely related field must be completed before beginning employment. Strong theoretical, econometric and/or numerical modeling skills and evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills are required. A background in the natural sciences or environmental policy is desirable, but not required.
Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, sample research papers, and three letters of reference to the USU Human Resources Website, where a formal position announcement is posted.

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