Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Job Opportunity: 
Faculty Position in Natural Resource, Environmental, or Ecological Economics

The School of Forestry & Environmental Studies at Yale University has a new open-rank, tenure-track position available for a natural resource, environmental, or ecological economist to begin July 1, 2012. The School seeks an economist with expertise in sustainable land or forest management, urbanization, and/or nonmarket valuation, especially as it relates to ecosystem services or biological conservation. Ideal candidates will have an established record or promise of outstanding scholarly and professional activity that incorporates disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches.

The candidate will also be expected to provide a bridge between the School’s established strengths in ecology and natural resource management, and its current programs in environmental economics. The ability to develop an internationally recognized research program and to work across disciplinary boundaries in a collegial and interdisciplinary School of the environment is a prerequisite. Teaching responsibilities will include active engagement with both graduate and undergraduate students.

Deadline: Applications received by Friday, December 2, 2011 will receive full consideration, but will be accepted until the position is filled. The School will also be scheduling preliminary interviews with any selected candidates who are attending the ASSA meetings in Chicago from January 5th to 7th.

To Apply: Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and arrange for four confidential references to be sent via email with the subject line “Environment Faculty Search – Natural Resource Economist” to fesdeansoffice@yale.edu or via surface mail to:

Environment Faculty Search – Natural Resource Economist
c/o Pilar Montalvo, Dean’s Office
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
195 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Prior to applying, candidates should explore the School’s website (www.environment.yale.edu) and consider how their expertise can strengthen or complement the strengths of the existing faculty of the School.

Senior faculty applications considered under exceptional circumstances.

For more information about the position, contact Assistant Dean Pilar Montalvo at pilar.montalvo@yale.edu.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Men and women of diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds and cultures are encouraged to apply.

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