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Assistant Professor - Natural Resource Economics - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

We are no longer accepting applications for this recruitment


JEL Classification: Q2 (Renewable Resources and Conservation), Q3 (Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation)

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of Natural Resource Economics, expected to begin July 1, 2018.

We seek candidates with a strong interest in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and evidence of high productivity in policy-relevant, theoretically sound, and empirically grounded research in the theoretical or applied economic analysis of issues relating to natural resource economics. The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.

At a minimum, applicants must have completed all degree requirements for the Ph.D. or equivalent degree with the exception of dissertation at the time of application. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, or a related area, is required by the appointment start date. Interested candidates should submit a Curriculum Vitae, Job Market Paper, a letter of intent containing a teaching and research statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness (Evaluations, course assessments, scores, ratings, or comments, as it relates to your performance as an instructor or teaching assistant), and three letters of recommendation (requested directly through our online application system). Applicants may also submit a Statement on Contributions to Diversity (Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to equity and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service). All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality:

To apply, please go to the following link:

The closing date for this search is November 15, 2017.

Applicants may contact Diana Lazo at with any questions regarding this recruitment.

This position includes a joint appointment in the California Agricultural Experiment Station.

For additional information on the Department and the campus visit, and

The University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

Job location

Berkeley, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Job Market Paper

  • Letter of Intent containing teaching and research statement

  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness - Evaluations, course assessments, scores, ratings, or comments, as it relates to your performance as an instructor or teaching assistant

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required