JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015
University of Maine
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Orono, Maine, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: R -- Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The School of Economics at the University of Maine is seeking an Assistant Professor of regional (i.e., state and local) economic development. This is a full-time, tenure-track position with an expected initial appointment of 50% teaching and 50% research.
Responsibilities of the position include conducting and disseminating original research related to regional economic development, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, and advising and mentoring students. The position also involves working on projects—often as part of a team including researchers and stakeholders—that address important state and local economic development issues.
Required Qualifications: a Ph.D. in economics, agricultural/applied economics, economic geography, public policy, regional/urban planning, or a closely related field; interest in working on policy-relevant, applied research projects; proficient in the use of econometric/statistical methods and/or regional economic impact models; excellent communication skills appropriate for technical and non-technical audiences; and a commitment to professional development, collegiality, public service and high quality teaching.
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