JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

University of Wyoming

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Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
Postdoctoral Researcher in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466525
Date Posted: 02/02/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Researcher in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Laramie, Wyoming, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
Q2 -- Renewable Resources and Conservation
Q3 -- Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Q0 -- General
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Natural Capital Accounting
Ecosystem Services
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The University of Wyoming’s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources is searching for a postdoctoral scholar with an interest in natural capital accounting, ecosystem service modeling and applied research in the areas of natural resource economics, policy and management. Responsibilities include 1) building a research program that leads to publications in high quality journals, 2) collaborating with a diverse and interdisciplinary team of researchers in the Haub School and 3) engaging with an in-house conservation engagement specialist to support natural resource management and policy in the region.

Salary will be competitive and includes a generous benefits package, relocation funds, and support for travel. The appointment is for one year, renewable for a second year subject to satisfactory performance. The position will be supervised by Drs. Jacob Hochard and Drew Bennett.

Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. We anticipate that the first round of interviews to be conducted virtually in early March 2021. For more information about this position, or how to apply, contact Jacob Hochard ( or Drew Bennett (

Essential and Requirements:
Develop a strong record of research excellence in the areas listed above.
Work collaboratively with PI on existing grants and faculty of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources.

Minimum Qualifications:
A Doctoral Degree is required for this position, however, consideration will be given to applicants that are currently pursuing their Doctoral Degree and will complete the degree prior to starting work.
Ph.D. in Economics or closely related field
Strong analytical, research, statistical, and quantitative skills.
Ability to write clearly, professionally, and persuasively.
Effective communication skills.
Valid driver's license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy.

Desired Qualifications:
Expertise in R programming.
Strong quantitative economic modeling skills.
Potential to support project management and the mentoring of graduate students.
Ability to lead aspects of a team-based interdisciplinary project.

Required Materials:
Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V., a writing sample, and contact information for three work-related references to be contacted for finalists. This position will remain open until filled. Applications received by February 28, 2021 will receive full consideration.

To apply, visit the hiring page:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 03/01/2021