JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

University of Alaska Anchorage

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College of Business and Public Policy
Institute of Social and Economic Research
Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111453782
Date Posted: 10/14/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Anchorage, Alaska, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
Health Economics
Applied Microeconometrics
Environmental and Resource Economics
Development Economics
Regional Economics
Public and Labor Economics
Energy Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is seeking to fill two tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor positions in economics. ISER is an interdisciplinary, policy-oriented, social science research institute with a 50-year history of high-quality research in areas ranging from energy and fisheries to climate change and fiscal policy. ISER has a strong group of faculty and research professionals, and is regularly called upon by state and federal legislators and policymakers for insight into legislative and regulatory issues.

Successful candidates will be expected to develop a highly recognized program of scholarly research and public outreach, including the acquisition of external funding, with a focus on economic and public policy issues relevant to Alaska. Successful candidates are expected to disseminate their research through peer-reviewed journals and ISER’s research publications, and communicate the policy implications of their research to policy makers, journalists, and the general public. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in economics, or a closely related field. Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate strong empirical research skills, including applied statistical methods, quantitative model building, and the ability to design empirical investigations to evaluate public policies.

A full job description can be found at:

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/31/2015
Reference Instructions:
Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation referencing the "ISER tenure-track faculty position." The writers can e-mail signed letters in pdf format to

For more information about this position, how to apply, or working at ISER, contact Matt Reimer, Assistant Professor of Economics, at or 907-786-5430.
Application Instructions:
Applications must be submitted online at the University of Alaska Human Resources websites:

Candidates are asked to apply to BOTH positions. Candidates must submit to the website:
1. A cover letter addressing: a) general educational background and experience; and b) interest in, and qualifications for, conducting research on economic policy issues related to Alaska.
2. Curriculum vitae.
3. A writing sample demonstrating the ability to conduct good economic research and communicate the results well.
4. A graduate school transcript (unofficial transcripts are acceptable).