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August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

University of Tennesse

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

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463833
Date Posted: 10/16/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy Postdoctoral Research Program in Environmental Economics
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Keywords:
environmental, ecosystem services, risk, forest economics
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 working on projects at the intersection of ecosystem services and risk.

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 integrating risk into the management and valuation of ecosystem services. The successful candidate will have a strong background in a field such as economics, environmental science, statistics, or applied mathematics by the time of hire.

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 environmental economics.

The deadline to submit an application is November 15, 2019 for 12-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 (cbsims@utk.edu).

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:
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
Application deadline: 11/15/2019
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