JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Utah State University

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College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
Applied Economics
Assistant Professor, Natural Resource Economics and Econometrics

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454740
Date Posted: 11/04/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor, Natural Resource Economics and Econometrics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Logan, Utah, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
Q2 -- Renewable Resources and Conservation
Q3 -- Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation
Q4 -- Energy
Natural Resource Economics
Energy Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Assistant Professor, Natural Resource Economics and Econometrics. A nine-month tenure eligible position with a Teaching 45%, Research 50%, Service 5% appointment. There are opportunities, primarily through successful grant writing, to augment salary beyond the nine-month base salary.

The successful candidate will develop a nationally recognized research program in natural resources. Areas of emphasis should include: economic analyses of water, energy or climate change. Excellent econometric skills are required. The candidate will be expected to obtain external funding to support the research program. The successful candidate will provide excellent teaching in natural resource economics and econometrics at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

A Ph.D. in natural resource economics, economics, agricultural economics or closely related field must be completed before beginning employment. Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. A fully competitive benefits package includes TIAA/CREF, and life, medical, dental, and disability insurance.

Please visit the USU Human Resources Website ( ) for more information and to apply for the position. Inquiries should be made to Paul Jakus (435-797-2309), ( Formal review of applications will begin on December 3, 2015 and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired. AA/EOE

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/03/2015
Reference Instructions:
Information on how to submit references is provided in the USU on-line application form