Faculty Search 2014-15: Environmental Economist

The Department of Environmental Sciences at Emory University is hiring an Environmental Economist at the Associate or Full Professor level starting in the 2015-2016 academic year.  We are seeking a dynamic, creative individual who will bring a multidisciplinary perspective to research and teaching in our advanced undergraduate and new graduate programs.

We are looking for someone whose research and teaching interests address current environmental challenges, which may include but are not limited to: natural resource management, climate change, sustainable development, urbanization, and other pressing environmental concerns.  Theoretical grounding may include: bioeconomics, natural resource economics, ecological economics, and other multi-disciplinary approaches to studies of the environment.  Excellent candidates from other disciplines related to the intersection of the environment and economic systems will be given serious consideration.

The successful candidate will actively contribute to (and play a leadership role in) the department’s vibrant interdisciplinary research and teaching program.  This will include opportunities to collaborate with members of the department and faculty in other parts of the university.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a personal statement (which may be included in the cover letter) summarizing contributions to multidisciplinary culture in research and teaching.  Please submit application materials to envs.search@emory.edu. Review of applications will 1 December 2014, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Further questions about this search can be addressed to the search committee chair, Tracy Yandle (tyandle@emory.edu).  Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer.  Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.