JOE - December 2013

University of Maine
School of Economics and Senator George J. Mitchell Center
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Section: 2 -- US: Other Academic (Temporary, Adjunct, Visiting, Part-Time)
Location: Orono, ME, USA
JEL Classifications:
00 -- Default: Any Field
H -- Public Economics
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Keywords: environment, natural resources, marine, coastal, institutions, decision-making
Deadline Information: Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2014, and will continue until an acceptable candidate is identified
Deadline Date: 00/2014

JOE ID Number: 201312_400107

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Position Description: The successful candidate will join a productive team of researchers working on a NSF-funded research project. The candidate will conduct economics research of water and coastal resource management issues, and gain valuable experience publishing articles, writing grant proposals, and mentoring students. If desired, the successful candidate may also have opportunities to teach. The initial appointment will be for one-year with an opportunity for a fixed-length renewal.

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in economics, resource or environmental economics, natural resource management or other applicable field by date of hire; advanced training in microeconomics and quantitative methods; and strong written and oral communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates with experience or demonstrated potential for publishing in high-quality journals, conducting interdisciplinary research, and with interests in applied research of water and coastal resource management issues, the value of information, and the role of institutions in natural resource management.

Anticipated Start Date: June 1, 2014 or until position is filled.
Application Instructions:

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript; and the names of three references in PDF format to Dr. Kathleen Bell via email (

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