JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

University of Kentucky

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Agricultural Economics
Assistant Professor, Environmental / Resource Economics

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452783
Date Posted: 03/03/2015
Date Inactive: 04/15/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor, Environmental / Resource Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Lexington, Kentucky, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

This is a twelve-month, tenure-track position defined as approximately 60% research and 40% teaching, with responsibility to teach and advise at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should have expertise in environmental and resource economics and policy. A typical course load is three courses per year, with current needs including a graduate applied econometrics course.

The successful candidate will develop a nationally recognized research program, publish in peer-reviewed journals, obtain external grant funding, participate in professional societies, and develop excellence in instruction and advising. A willingness to work with teams on interdisciplinary problems is desirable.

A Ph.D. in agricultural economics, economics, or closely related field with an emphasis on environmental and resource-related problems is required.

Salary is open and competitive. Benefits include TIAA-CREF retirement, group health and life insurance, vacation, disability, and family leave. Faculty consulting leave is permitted, subject to approval. The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is an equal opportunity organization and welcomes applications from women and minorities.

Apply online at Include a cover letter, vita, and the names of three professional references. The application deadline is April 15, 2015.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 04/15/2015
Reference Instructions:
Include names only of 3 professional references in 'Specific Request 1' of the online application.