We are searching for a bright creative scholar with interests in natural resource and development economics. Preference will be given to candidates with strong training in applied microeconomics, and interests in experimental methods. Responsibilities include 1) engaging in high quality research that informs public policy in resource-rich economies and that leads to publications in top journals, 2) working collaboratively on research projects with members of the Department of Economics, and 3) teaching one principles of economics course per semester.
Salary will be $70,000 per year. The successful candidate will also receive a generous benefits package, relocation funds, and a $7500 annual research/travel budget. The appointment is for one year, renewable for a second year subject to satisfactory performance.
Candidates must submit:
- A cover letter addressing:
- General educational background and experience.
- Interest in, and qualifications for, conducting research on natural resource and development issues.
- Curriculum vitae.
- A writing sample demonstrating the ability to conduct good economic research and communicate the results well.
- A graduate school transcript (unofficial transcripts are acceptable).
- Teaching evaluations.
- Names of three references.
Applicants must also arrange for three signed letters of recommendation to be emailed to: UAAEconJobSearch@gmail.com.
Review of applications will begin on December 10 and continue until the position is filled. We anticipate that the first round of interviews to be conducted by phone in January.
For more information about this position, or how to apply, contact the search committee chair, James Murphy, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 907-786-1936.
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