JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

The Ohio State University

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Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
Assistant or Associate Professor in Sustainable Development and Economy

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111453827
Date Posted: 09/28/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant or Associate Professor in Sustainable Development and Economy
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Columbus, Ohio, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
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
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
sustainable development
economic growth
social equity
environmental protection
sustainable and resilient communities
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics ( in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University is inviting applications for an assistant/associate professor, tenure-track position to develop an internationally recognized program of research and teaching focused on sustainable development and the trade-offs among economic development, social equity and environmental protection in international or regional contexts. A full position description can be found at:

The appointee will have an academic year (9 month) appointment in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics with competitive salary and benefits package and is expected to develop and maintain a world-class research program in their field of inquiry, and teach the equivalent of three classes in our undergraduate, masters, and/or PhD programs.

This position is part of a cluster of four new hires in the department focused on sustainable resource management in the 21st century. The position is partially funded by a Discovery Theme Initiative ( The incumbent will be engaged in the Discovery Themes program on Sustainable and Resilient Economy (, focused on solutions that accelerate the global transition to a more sustainable economy.

Applicants must possess a PhD in economics, applied economics or a related field, or expect to complete all degree requirements before August 1, 2016. A record of participating in collaborative, interdisciplinary research teams is preferred, as well as experience with University teaching and mentoring members of underrepresented groups.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received before December 1, 2015 will receive priority consideration. Complete applications include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, a writing sample and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted through EconJobMarket: Inquiries or questions about the position can be directed to the Dr. Allen Klaiber, Sustainable Development Search Committee Chair at

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link