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University of Tennessee

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Environmental and Energy Economics
Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy Postdoctoral Research Program

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463736
Date Posted: 10/11/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy Postdoctoral Research Program
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
environmental, renewable energy, electricity markets

Status Update: Deadline Changed
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at the University of Tennessee, seeks applications for a post-doctoral position from doctoral candidates or recent Ph.D recipients (within 3 years of graduation) interested in a broad range of issues related to renewable energy and electricity markets.

The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy is a nonpartisan public policy center, located on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The Center has research focal areas in energy and environmental policy and global security, along with its instructional and public service missions. The successful candidate will work closely with faculty from the Baker Center and the Department of Economics on several projects related to renewable energy and electricity markets. Candidates who have a demonstrated track record of working with agent based models, electricity market data or laboratory experiments will be prioritized.

Candidates who have developed cross-disciplinary approaches during their graduate studies will find numerous, unique opportunities to engage in research programs at the leading edge of energy and environmental economics.

The deadline to submit an application is November 15, 2019 for 24-month appointments starting in the fall of 2020.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a research paper, and three recommendation letters through the AEA JOE Network submission system. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Prof. Charles Sims by email (

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status and parental status.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 01/01/2020
  • Application Deadline Has Passed