Assistant Professor of Economics, Tenure Track (Joint Appointment, Environmental Sustainability and


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Job Title Assistant Professor of Economics, Tenure Track (Joint Appointment, Environmental Sustainability and Business) Position Title Assistant Professor of Economics, Tenure Track (Joint Appointment, Environmental Sustainability and Business) Position Number Job Category University Faculty Job Type Full-Time FLSA Status Exempt Campus Rogers Park-Lake Shore Campus Location Code INST OF ENVIRO SUSTAINABILITY (03250A) Department Name Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Yes Duties and Responsibilities

Loyola University Chicago’s ( LUC ) School of Environmental Sustainability ( SES ) and Quinlan School of Business ( QSB ) invites applications for a 50/50 jointly appointed full-time, tenure-track endowed position at the as Assistant Professor/Advanced Assistant Professor, beginning fall 2021. SES and QSB are strong partners in cross-school curricular development and research, and this position will further strengthen the interdisciplinary research team in environmental economics. Please visit http://www.luc.edu/sustainability/index.shtml for more information about the SES, and https://www.luc.edu/quinlan/index.shtml for more information about the QSB .

The successful candidate is expected to develop a nationally renowned research program that leads to high quality journal publications with a focus on environmental, ecological and public economics. Teaching responsibilities shall include two courses per semester, including ecological economics and public economics. Furthermore, the successful candidate is expected to collaborate with current faculty in interdisciplinary research, strengthen connections across SES and QSB, and secure external funding.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in economics, agricultural economics, applied economics, ecological economics, resource economics, public policy, or a closely related field, an active research agenda addressing contemporary complex and interrelated economic, social and environmental problems, and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. The candidate will work across disciplinary lines, bridging environmental science and economics scholarship in a research university setting. Evidence of interdisciplinary research or demonstrated recognition of the role coupled human and natural systems have in social welfare or socioeconomic outcomes is desirable. Experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to degree completion or an academic career is also desirable. Our preferred candidate will conduct empirical research on topics relevant to ecological and public economics. The candidate must share Loyola University Chicago’s Jesuit commitment to social justice, care for our common home, and walking with the excluded, ideally evidenced through their research, teaching and/or service. Candidates for the position should have a record of or clear potential for distinguished scholarship, external research funding, and student mentorship.

Physical Demands Working Conditions Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Ph.D. in economics, agricultural economics, applied economics, ecological economics, resource economics, public policy, or a closely related field

Open Date 12/18/2020 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a letter of interest outlining the candidate’s qualifications, a teaching statement with materials demonstrating teaching expertise, a research statement, samples of scholarly writing, and the names and contact information for at least two letters of recommendation to www.careers.luc.edu. Please address questions to:
Dr. Richard (Max) Melstrom
School of Environmental Sustainability
Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60660
rmelstrom@luc.edu

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
LUC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a transformative education in the Jesuit tradition. In order to gain a clearer understanding of LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/mission/missionandidentity.shtml. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, please consult our website at http://www.luc.edu/transformativeed. Applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged.

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Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/09/2021 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents
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