New position announcement: MSU Natural Resource or Environmental Economist

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 5:00pm

New job announcement in Natural Resource or Environmental Economics at Montana State University and the Montana Institute on Ecosystems.

BOZEMAN, MONTANA.   Montana State University.  The Montana Institute on Ecosystems invites applications for the position of Natural Resource or Environmental Economist.  We will consider qualified individuals at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor rank, with the home department to be determined at the time of hire.  We seek an individual who can lead basic and applied research that enhances understanding of coupled natural and human systems. The scholar’s specific expertise could include but is not limited to such topics as the valuation of ecosystem goods and services; the economics of regional climate change, urbanization, land-use change, and resource extraction; environmental amenity-based economies; and economic-ecological interactions. The individual should be willing to contribute to interdisciplinary team-driven research initiatives, have demonstrated empirical and analytical skills, and be eager to build a nationally competitive research and teaching program that supports undergraduate/graduate education. The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower-division and upper-division/graduate courses in their specialty area and contribute to a diverse University community. The individual will hold a partial appointment in the statewide Montana Institute on Ecosystems, which facilitates research and broader engagement on fundamental issues in environmental and ecosystem science relevant to Montana, the region, and the nation.

Screening of applications will begin on February 10, 2014 and will continue to be accepted until an adequate pool is established.

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MSU IoE Office

Montana State University
605 Leon Johnson Hall
Bozeman, MT 59717
(406) 994-2374
MSU Director: Bruce Maxwell

UM IoE Office

The Universityi of Montana

The University of Montana
Davidson Honors College
Missoula, MT 59812
(406) 243-6058
UM Director: Maury Valett


Montana University System

Montana University System

Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
2500 Broadway Street
Helena, MT 59620