JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Amherst, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Resource Economics invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Applied Econometrics/Microeconomics/Managerial Economics. Teaching responsibilities will include up to six sections per year of undergraduate and Masters level courses. An ability to teach in both face-to-face and online formats to students is highly desirable. The successful applicant will teach two sections (one spring, one fall) of the Department’s core undergraduate introductory computing course. Other courses may include introductory and intermediate microeconomics, introductory and intermediate statistics, managerial economics, and introductory econometrics.
Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in agricultural/resource/applied economics, economics, or closely related field before the start date (January 1, 2016).
The Department of Resource Economics has 13 faculty members, 300 undergraduate majors, and about 20 graduate students (one-half . We place special emphases on faculty-student interaction and cooperation among faculty. We share a fundamental commitment to teach and attract a diverse student body.
To apply, candidate must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, and writing samples online at . In addition, please arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation sent directly to ComputingSearch@ .
Review of applications will begin on August 31, 2015. The search will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to ComputingSearch@ .
The University is part of the 5-College Consortium in the beautiful Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, with excellent social, cultural, and recreational amenities in a town and rural setting. We are 2 hours from Boston and 3 hours from New York City.
The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.
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