JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

University of Washington

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Marine & Environmental Affairs
Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454138
Date Posted: 10/09/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Environmental Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The School of Marine & Environmental Affairs (SMEA; at the University of Washington (UW), invites applications for a nine-month (100% FTE) tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (0116). We seek an environmental economist whose research advances microeconomic or econometric methods and can contribute to interdisciplinary teams analyzing policy and management of coastal or marine systems. We are especially interested in applications from candidates with interests such as climate impacts; risk, uncertainty, and vulnerability; sustainability; coastal urbanization; regional economies; marine spatial planning and analysis; ecosystem service assessment and valuation; aquaculture; energy; environmental justice; nutrition and public health as it relates to ocean and coastal systems; tourism and recreation; and the emergence of the blue/green economy. A Ph.D. or foreign equivalent is required. The successful candidate is expected to lead a strong, extramurally funded research program, train graduate students, and contribute to the teaching mission of the School.

The University of Washington and the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce. More details can be found at

The University of Washington offers a wide range of professional development and opportunities for junior faculty and a comprehensive benefits package. Details can be found at

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application Instructions:
Applicants should apply electronically by sending applications to Please include your name in the subject line of the email and attach the following application materials: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) statement of research and teaching interests and philosophies, including experience with and commitment to diverse audiences and inclusive approaches (3 pages maximum), 3) a job market paper and up to two additional manuscripts or publications, and 4) letters from three professional references. Items 1-3 should be merged into a single searchable PDF document attached to your email. Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by November 15, 2015. Questions pertaining to this search can be addressed to Prof. Nives Dolsak, Search Committee Chair, at