Assistant/Associate Professor in Environmental/Resource Economics, LSE

Assistant/Associate Professor in Environmental/ Resource Economics
Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics

Salary: Competitive,  £55,974 - £66,742 pa

Deadline: Sunday 22 March 2020 (23.59 UK time)

Based in the Department of Geography and Environment, you will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in the School and wider Department activities. You will join one of the world’s best known environmental economics and environmental policy groups, which enjoys very strong international student demand across a wide range of graduate and undergraduate programmes.

As an Assistant/Associate Professor you will have expertise and research interests in environmental economics and/ or resource economics. 

Assistant Professor candidates will have, or be close to obtaining, a PhD in Economics/ Environmental Economics/ Resource Economics/ or relevant fields of economics by the post start date. You will have a proven ability, as evidenced by existing publications, or the potential to publish, in top journals in environmental economics and/ or resource economics and a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research. You will have the ability to teach resource economics and environmental economics at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Associate Professor candidates will have a PhD in Economics/ Environmental Economics/ Resource Economics/ or relevant fields of economics. You will have a track record of publishing in top journals in environmental economics and/ or resource economics as well as a clear, well-developed strategy for sustained high-quality research. You will have a significant track record of excellence in teaching especially resource economics and/ or environmental economics at graduate level as well as a willingness to act as Programme Director for the MSc Environmental Economics and Climate Change.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

 In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply documentjob description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobsIf you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Sam Colegate, Departmental Manager – s.colegate@lse.ac.uk.