The Department of Economics at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a position in the field of environmental economics beginning Fall of academic year 2022-23. The position is open to candidates at the rank of assistant (tenure-track) or associate (tenured) professor. The appointee will teach interdisciplinary courses in environmental economics that would fulfill requirements for students majoring in Sustainability Studies and/or Economics. The appointee is expected to engage in high quality research/scholarly activities, be an effective instructor at the graduate and undergraduate levels, direct graduate research, and exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college, and university.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or expect it by August 2022 for tenure-track positions; applicants for tenured positions must hold a Ph.D. and have a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching.
The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research and service. Applicants are invited to submit a statement describing how their experience would help them make such a contribution. Examples might come from research, methodological and pedagogical approaches, teaching content, mentoring and recruiting activities, community engagement, interdisciplinary collaborations, or experiences working with underrepresented communities on and off campus.
All candidates should provide a vita. Review of applications will begin December 1 and continue until the position is filled. Assistant-professor candidates should also provide three original signed letters of reference and samples of recent papers and publications. Material should be submitted through JOE (https://www.aeaweb.org/joe).
Salary is highly competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience. Position funding is subject to budgetary availability.
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