The successful candidate will contribute to an interdisciplinary team developing a model of coupled natural and human coastal and marine ecosystems for the Gulf of Mexico region. The successful candidate will be under the direct supervision of Drs. Daniel Petrolia and Seong Yun and will work with multi-institutional and multidisciplinary researchers.
A Ph.D. in Applied/Agricultural Economics, Economics, or related field completed by August, 2021
Specialization in environmental and natural resource economics or closely related fields Strong analytical and quantitative skills related to environmental and natural resource economics
Strong oral and written communication skills
Experience working with coastal and marine resource issues and data
Experience with at least one of the following: (a) contingent valuation/choice experiments, (b) natural capital asset pricing, (c) applied econometrics in environmental and natural resource economics, (d) bio-economic modelling
Experience with R, Stata, or similar software (If applicants have experience developing and contributing programming codes and/or other related resources to CRAN, GitHub, or another online repository, please include this information in your CV explicitly.)
Instructions for Applying:
Applications will be received until December 15, 2020, or until a suitable candidate is found. To apply, applicants should submit the following items through www.msujobs.msstate.edu. (Search posting for PARF#500674).
* A cover letter explaining how your experience qualifies you and why you are interested in the position. * Curriculum Vitae * Contact info for three professional references (Letters may be requested during a subsequent stage in the selection process.)
The successful candidate must be able to pass a required background check and proof of doctoral degree (transcripts) is required for employment. Any social security numbers included on requested transcripts should be redacted prior to submitting online.
Email questions to Dr. Seong Yun (email@example.com), with the subject "POSTDOC". More information about the Department of Agricultural Economics at Mississippi State University is available at: http://www.agecon.msstate.edu/.
Position is contingent upon funding availability.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 500674
About Mississippi State University
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