Assistant Professor of Econometrics

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Job Description

The Department of Resource Economics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position.  Candidates are expected to have the training necessary to teach graduate level econometrics.  Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in econometrics and undergraduate courses in other fields including, but not limited to, microeconomics, and managerial economics.


Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in agricultural/resource/applied economics, economics, econometrics or a related field as of September 1, 2020.  Applicants with an econometrics research focus will be given preference.

Application Instructions

To apply, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, research statement and writing samples online at  In addition to the materials noted above, applicants should also submit a one-page diversity statement that discusses past or future contributions to inclusive excellence in the areas of research, teaching and/or outreach.

To guarantee full consideration, applications need to be received by November 26, 2019.  We will be conducting preliminary interviews of candidates at the 2020 Allied Social Sciences Association annual meeting in San Diego, CA.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.  The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity is critical to achieving the University's mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and service in an increasingly diverse globalized society.  Therefore, in holistically assessing many qualifications of each applicant of any race or gender we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities.  Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degree.




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Posted: 9/9/2019
Application Due: 11/8/2019
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