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Assistant Professor in Environmental & Resource Economics

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The Bren School of Environmental Science & Management ( invites applications for a tenure-track position in Environmental & Resource Economics at the rank of Assistant Professor to start July 1, 2018. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in Environmental and Resource Economics, or related discipline, or have completed all requirements for the degree at the time of hire. A joint appointment with the Department of Economics is possible.

We seek to expand our faculty group in environmental and resource economics within the Bren School. The successful candidate will have a PhD in economics, agricultural economics, or related discipline and will possess strong applied economic theory and/or empirical skills. The candidate will have existing or emerging research activities that are related to one or more of the School’s application interest areas such as marine resources, water, conservation planning, climate, international development, and pollution prevention. Demonstrated depth within environmental and resource economics and interest in collaborating across disciplines are desirable attributes.

The Bren School is a graduate school within UCSB that provides rigorous, multi-disciplinary training in environmental science and management to Master’s and PhD students. The faculty is drawn from the natural sciences, social sciences and management.

Applicant should submit: 1) an application letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research accomplishments and future plans, 4) a statement of teaching experience and interests, 5) an optional statement describing contributions to diversity (if applicable), 6) job market paper (and up to two additional publications, if applicable) and 7) arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted directly to UC Recruit by references.

Submit applications electronically to: and address questions to . Applications completed by December 1, 2017 will received priority consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. We will be interviewing at the AEA meetings in Philadelphia in January as well as alternate locations.

The Bren School is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Job Market Paper

  • Publication (Optional)

  • Publication (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required