JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015
University of Minnesota
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Natural Resource Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Assistant Professor, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics. This is a 9-month, 100% time, 50% Research and 50% Teaching, tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor. Criteria and requirements for tenure are subject to University Policy. The Department of Applied Economics offers highly ranked programs of study at the undergraduate, M.S., and Ph.D. levels. The Department continues a distinguished tradition of environmental and natural resource economics in both research and teaching. The Department has a distinguished faculty, many of whom have won University, national and international awards for outstanding research, teaching, and outreach. The College and University have multiple programs of excellence in the area of environment and natural resources with whom faculty in Applied Economics collaborate. These include the Institute on the Environment, the Water Resources Center, the Departments of Civil Engineering, Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Forest Resources, Soil, Water and Climate, and the program on Science, Technology and Environmental Policy in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. In addition, the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota have diverse natural resource and environment systems including forests, prairies, agricultural lands, extensive lakes and wetlands, the headwaters of the Mississippi, and shoreline on Lake Superior. The successful candidate will enjoy a rich laboratory in which to collaborate with leading environmental scientists on many of today’s most pressing problems concerning our natural resources and the environment. 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. Essential qualifications include a Ph.D. in applied economics, agricultural economics, economics, or a closely related field.
The full position description and application procedure are available at and will continue until the position is filled. For further information contact Search Committee Department of Applied Economics, 1994 Buford Ave., St. Paul, MN 55018, enr@ .