JOE - November 2012

 
University of Rhode Island
Interdisciplinary
Assistant Professor - Economic and Policy Dimensions of Water Use
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor - Economic and Policy Dimensions of Water Use
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Kingston, RI, USA
JEL Classifications:
Q2 -- Renewable Resources and Conservation
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Keywords: Assistant Professor, Water, Economic and Policy, Rhode Island, University of Rhode Island, URI, Water Resources
Deadline Information: Position is open until filled.
Deadline Date: 05/2013

JOE ID Number: 201211_398163

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The University of Rhode Island (URI) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to conduct research, teaching, and service in water resource economics and policy focusing on issues of water management, water supply and demand, water allocation, water markets, the design of water management approaches and the environmental benefits associated with reduced water consumption. The position is part of a cluster hire initiative to strengthen URI's focus on Water and Water Resources, which is a collaborative, interdisciplinary research program in hydrology, water quality, environmental geochemistry, environmental engineering, natural resource policy, and Geographic Information Systems. As part of this interdisciplinary cluster hire initiative, the candidate will make significant contributions to our ongoing international education and research efforts that address critical challenges in water resources in the USA and emerging economies and in human sustainability and infrastructure security. Particularly, we are interested in a faculty member with a strong background in water resource economics and policy to focus on issues of water management, including water supply and demand. The individual must have strong background in institutions governing water allocation, especially water markets, with a focus on the design of water management approaches and the environmental benefits associated with reduced water consumption. We are especially interested in individuals with interest and experience in carrying out laboratory and/or field experiments with institutions, including market-based institutions. The anticipated start date is Fall 2013. The appropriate tenure department and possible joint appointment(s) are negotiable. Please visit our website at (https://jobs.uri.edu) to apply and view complete details for this job posting # (6000931), and two other cluster hire positions (each listed within the same job posting number). Four (PDF) attachments will be required at time of application: (1) Two page Letter of Application, (2) Curriculum Vitae to include the names of at least three references (with email, phone number and mailing address), (3) Statement of teaching and research interests (four pages total), and (4) "Other Document" for submission of latest work products examples (published paper, grant application, etc.). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer and values diversity.
Application Instructions:

Visit our website at https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view complete details for this job posting #6000931. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Online Application URL: https://jobs.uri.edu

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