JOE - June 2014

University of Massachusetts Amherst
College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Resource Economics
Lecturer - Statistics and Applied Econometrics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Lecturer - Statistics and Applied Econometrics
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Amherst, MA, USA
JEL Classifications:
A2 -- Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
Keywords: agricultural economics, resource economics, applied economics, econometrics, statistics
Deadline Information: The search will continue until the position is filled.
Deadline Date: 00/2014
Salary Range: commensurate with experience

JOE ID Number: 201406_400443

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Appointment: Academic Year (9-month) -- Non-Tenure Track

Available: September 1, 2014

The Department of Resource Economics invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Statistics/Applied Econometrics. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in introductory statistics for business and economics. An ability to teach in both face-to-face and online education formats to students is highly desirable. The successful applicant will become part of a team that will redesign the Department's large lecture introductory statistics courses into a set of smaller sections that follow a blended online/team-based learning model. Applicants are required to have a graduate degree (Ph.D. is preferred) in agricultural/resource/applied economics, economics, statistics or a related field as of June 1, 2014 and expertise in applied statistics or econometrics.

The Department of Resource Economics has 14 faculty members, 300 undergraduate majors, and about 20 graduate students (one-half Ph.D.). We place special emphases on faculty-student interaction and cooperation among faculty. We share a fundamental commitment to teach and attract a diverse student body.

The University is part of the 5-College Consortium in the beautiful Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, with excellent social, cultural, and recreational amenities in a town and rural setting. We are 2 hours from Boston and 3 hours from New York City.

The University provides an intellectual environment committed to providing academic excellence and diversity including mentoring programs for faculty. The College and the Department are committed to increasing the diversity of the faculty, student body and the curriculum. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.
Application Instructions:

Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, writing samples, teaching evaluations, and contact information for three reference writers who are willing to submit letters upon request.

Review of applications will begin on May 31, 2014. The search will continue until the position is filled.

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