JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020
Michigan State University
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: East Lansing, Michigan, UNITED STATES
Q2 -- Renewable Resources and Conservation
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
This is a 9-month tenure-system position (50% research, 30% teaching, 20% extension) in the Department of Forestry with the option of a joint appointment in the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
We seek an outstanding and innovative scientist, to identify/address issues related to decision-making and economic aspects of managing forest ecosystems, for a range of products and services, through research, teaching, and extension. The successful candidate will annually teach an undergraduate course in forest resource economics/management and a graduate course. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally-recognized research program by securing competitive external funding, publishing in leading peer-reviewed journals, and advancing our understanding of economic and business attributes associated with the management of forested ecosystems. The successful candidate will also engage in Extension research, an opportunity to work with external stakeholders to conduct research that serves local economic development. Expanded position description is available at .
Required qualifications: Earned Ph.D. in Forest, Natural Resource, or Environmental Economics or related field. Applicants should have demonstrated ability for scholarly activities including teaching, writing peer-reviewed journal articles, successful grant applications, a strong interest in outreach/extension activities and working with people from diverse backgrounds. Previous extension experience not required.
- External Application URL and Instructions Below
Inquiries may be made to Prof. David MacFarlane, Chairperson, Forest Economics Search Committee, by email macfar24@ (preferred) or by phone at (517) 355-2399.