JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

Purdue University

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West Lafayette, IN
Agricultural Economics
Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Energy Economics

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111453080
Date Posted: 06/02/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Research Associate in Energy Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
JEL Classification: Q4 -- Energy
Energy Economics

Status Update: Search Closed
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Research and Policy Analysis in Energy Economics: This position involves data collection, economic analysis, and energy policy research on a wide ranging set of energy policy issues. Previous research in our group has covered biofuels, land use change, techno-economic analysis of energy options, solar energy, shale oil and gas, climate change, fuel economy standards, and other energy related issues. The selected applicant will be expected to publish, play a leading role in research projects, and obtain external, competitive grant support. This person will be housed in the Department of Agricultural Economics but will establish collaborative relationships with colleagues in the Departments of Agronomy, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and other departments. There also will be opportunities to collaborate with faculty and staff in the following Centers:
• Global Trade Analysis Project,,
• Purdue Climate Change Research Center
• Center for the Environment,
• Energy Center in Purdue’s Discovery Park.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in economics, agricultural, resource, or energy economics, or engineering related to energy. S/he should have research experience in energy economics and policy analysis. Experience in modeling with MARKAL-ETP and or GTAP is desirable.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 07/31/2015
Application Instructions:
Application: Applications and references may be initiated by writing to or emailing: Dr. Wallace Tyner, Purdue University, Department of Agricultural Economics, 403 W. State St., West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2056. Email: A background check is required for employment in this position.

A complete application includes:
• A statement describing the applicant’s research interests and experience
• A resume´
• Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three references who can evaluate the applicant’s qualifications for this position