JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015
University of California Santa Barbara
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Santa Barbara, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: O1 -- Economic Development
sustainable chemical technologies
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a faculty position in the area of economic analysis of sustainable chemical technologies, to start July 1, 2015. Chemicals and materials provide the material basis for goods and services considered essential for human well-being in modern society. The large volume and enormous diversity of chemicals generated in today's economy pose considerable challenges and opportunities for sustainability. To address this emerging area of inquiry, the University of California, Santa Barbara has approved a cluster of four endowed Chair positions with a common theme of “Sustainable Materials and Product Design”. The Chairholders will encompass interests in green chemistry, sustainable manufacturing, and sustainable catalytic processing. This faculty position, “Economic Analysis of Sustainable Chemical Technologies”, will be hosted by the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, although joint appointments will also be considered. All four Chairs are expected to work together closely to foster broad and interdisciplinary research and education in chemical sustainability. Please see our website:
We seek an individual whose research applies economic analysis and other quantitative tools to issues involving sustainable chemical technologies. We welcome research focused on policy design and evaluation, corporate strategy, product choice and design, emerging markets, as well as other related areas. The successful candidate will bring a strong research program around novel chemical processes and materials based on quantitative analyses.
The School is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.
Applicants should submit to : 1) cover letter 2) curriculum vitae 3) statement of research 4) statement of teaching 5) five selected publications and 6) four letters of reference. All materials should be sent electronically. If you have any questions please send your request to mellichair@ . For fullest consideration, all materials should be received by October 1, 2014, although the position remains open until filled.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.