Assistant Professor of Environmental and Natural Resources Economics

Maryland, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jan 25, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor
Environmental and Natural Resources Economics

The Department of Economics and Finance in the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business and the Department of Environmental Studies in the Fulton School of Liberal Arts at Salisbury University are accepting applications for a joint position (tenured in the Department of Economics and Finance) in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics at the level of assistant professor, to begin in the fall of 2021.

Area of Specialization: Preference will be given to candidates with a focus in Environmental and Natural Resources Economics

Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities: Primary job duties include teaching courses at the undergraduate level for the Economics and Environmental Studies Departments (including Environmental Economics), engaging in scholarship commensurate with the home school’s mission, service/outreach to the University, advising, and mentoring. Candidates must demonstrate an effective teaching style that supports a diverse student body. We seek candidates whose interests complement existing strengths in either or both departments, including, but not limited to natural resource economics, economics of environmental justice issues, conservation economics, economics of environmental policy, etc

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Economics. If ABD; would be hired at the rank of Instructor, with the expectation that the candidate completes the doctoral degree within one year of date of hire.

Applications received by March 4, 2021 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin in August 2021. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit all of the following as PDF files: (i) A letter of interest; (ii) curriculum vitae; (iii) statement of research interests; (iv) statement of teaching philosophy and interests; (v) three blind reference letters and (vi) copies of recent teaching evaluations. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the search chair, Jill Caviglia-Harris, at

Note: Please have all blind recommendations provided either via an Online Credential Service Provider or directly from your professional references, sent directly to Ms. Jaime Bunting via email at All other documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any other documents via e-mail.

This position is based in Salisbury, MD, an area with a culturally diverse population with rich cultural experiences. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 62 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8,700.

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