JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

University of Wyoming

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Department of Economics
Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111470813
Date Posted: 10/27/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Laramie, Wyoming, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Environmental Economics
Natural Resource Economics
Environmental Policy
Applied Econometrics
Computational Modeling
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at the University of Wyoming invites applications for a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2023. We are seeking candidates that can add to the Department’s excellence in environmental and natural resource economics and policy. We are particularly interested in candidates that have the potential to maintain an exceptional applied empirical research program that contributes to the integration of economics and environmental science.

The position will support a newly awarded $20 million NSF project on climate change impacts in the nation’s headwaters region of the Greater Yellowstone Area, including a role at the new Laboratory for Regional Earth System Modeling. The position provides significant start-up resources to build a successful research program. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a productive research program, supervise graduate students, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses. The Department specializes in environmental and natural resource economics and has an internationally ranked PhD program. The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a charming university town in the scenic Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, two hours from Denver.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful applicant will demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching, and an interest in participating in departmental activities. Applicants must hold a PhD in Economics or related field.

Desired Qualifications
A record of an emerging research program with significant impact. Higher education teaching experience, and an interest in interdisciplinary research.

Please use the link below to view the full job description.

The University of Wyoming is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Required Materials
All applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one research paper, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and arrange three references to provide letters. Applications must be received by December 18, 2022 to be guaranteed full consideration but will be accepted until the position is filled or the search is closed. Interested candidates may direct any questions to Professor Jason Shogren (

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 06/30/2023