JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023
The Ohio State University
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Columbus, Ohio, UNITED STATES
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
I1 -- Health
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at The Ohio State University is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor in the Economics of Urban Environmental and Health Outcomes. This position is part of cluster hire of three scholars focused on urban health and environmental problems that are differentially experienced by race and/or socioeconomic status. The three scholars will complement existing strengths in CFAES and beyond to form a new Urban Health, Environment, and Race Outcomes (Urban HERO) Collaborative. This cooperative, multidisciplinary consortium of experts in social, biological, and ecological sciences and engineering will engage with community partners to understand racial inequities and social disparities in environmental and health outcomes and disseminate new solutions to racial inequities and social disparities in environmental and health outcomes. We are particularly interested in candidates who bring diverse perspectives and experiences to issues of urban equity and justice.
The Assistant or Associate Professor in the Economics of Urban Environmental and Health Outcomes will focus on causes of and solutions to system-wide differential and distributional impacts of urban growth on a range of outcomes including, social mobility, environmental equity, human/ecological health outcomes and issues related to poverty, complementing existing strengths in urban land use, community and regional development, and sustainability. Extension activities will be focused on cooperative relationships with urban extension educators, and community representatives to identify critical racial disparities and develop policy solutions for enhancing equity in health and environmental outcomes.
The successful candidate will have an academic year (9 month) appointment in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE) with a competitive salary and benefits package. A partial appointment in the School of Environmental and Natural resources or related unit may be considered, depending on interests and qualifications. The candidate is expected to develop and maintain a research program with extension/outreach objectives to help fulfill the mission of the Urban HERO Collaborative and contribute to the department’s undergraduate/graduate curriculum.
Applicants must possess a PhD in economics, agricultural economics, or related field, or expect to complete all degree requirements before August 1, 2023.
Complete applications include, cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, diversity statement, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation only.
Initial application deadline is December 9, 2022, with review of applications continuing until the position is filled.
Inquiries about the position can be directed to AEDE-UrbanEconSearch@
- External Application URL and Instructions Below
-statements of research and teaching interests
-three letters of recommendation