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Assistant Professor - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Sep. 15, 2022
Title Assistant Professor - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline 11/18/2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Economics

Assistant Professor - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Position overview Position title: Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics Anticipated start: July 1, 2023 Application Window
Open September 7, 2022 through Friday, Nov 18, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

JEL Classification: Q1 (Agriculture ); Q2 (Renewable Resources and Conservation); Q3 (Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation); Q4 (Energy); Q5 (Environmental Economics ); O1 (Economic Development); F1 (Trade); C1 (Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology); A1 (General Economics)

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position.

This search is an open-field search within the fields covered by the Department, which includes agricultural and natural resource economics in developed and developing countries, environmental economics, international trade, development, applied econometrics and data sciences, applied theory, public finance, labor and industrial organization, among others. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to make research and teaching contributions in the areas of natural resources and empirical methods (applied econometrics, data sciences). We are looking for candidates who are able to take advantage of our location in the Rausser College of Natural Resources, with excellent faculty in complementary disciplines.

We seek candidates with a strong interest in teaching and advising at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and who show evidence of high productivity in research.

The Department and the University are committed to fostering an inclusive, supportive environment for faculty. Faculty can expect to benefit from other members of the Department, from the broader community of economists on campus, and from an array of scholars in complementary disciplines within the Rausser College of Natural Resources that can enable interdisciplinary collaboration.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley and the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate a commitment to engaging with these issues and an eagerness to help the Department advance related objectives.

The Department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons.

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Qualifications Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD (or equivalent international degree), or enrolled in PhD or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.
Preferred qualifications

PhD (or equivalent international degree) in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Applied Economics, or a related area, is preferred by the appointment start date.
Application Requirements Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, including information about your understanding of these issues, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired as a Berkeley faculty member (for additional information go to

  • Letter of Intent (containing research and teaching statements)

  • Job Market Paper

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


  • Misc / Additional - You may upload an additional research paper here.
    Do not upload an additional letter of recommendation because it will not be confidential.

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required
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