04 November 2010

Vacancies (3 of 3): Arizona WRRC Associate Director

And finally, this vacancy announcement also came across my inbox recently:
University of Arizona
Water Resources Research Center and
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Associate Director and Associate/Full Professor
Tucson, Arizona, USA
Permanent, renewed on a year-to-year basis
Closing Date
Open until filled; application review begins 29 November 2010
Candidates are sought for an Associate Director (Year-to Year Professional), Water Resources Research Center, and an Associate/Full Professor (Tenure Track), Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, beginning in August 2011. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in economics, agricultural and resource economics, or a related discipline, and a demonstrably strong record of scholarly research, publication, and teaching. A record of successful grant funding is required. Candidate’s research portfolio must include water management/policy related topics. Of particular interest are scholars who have worked on water and energy and who have a demonstrated record of interdisciplinary work.

As Associate Director, this position will include working closely with the WRRC Director to administer the WRRC, a Research and Extension Center within the College, part of a national network of water centers, and one of the five centers administering the university-wide Water Sustainability Program. This position is one of several positions authorized by the Provost as part of a broad hiring initiative implemented by the umbrella Institute of the Environment to enhance the University’s world renowned environmental and water research. An interdisciplinary search committee has been formed, which includes water experts from outside, as well as inside, the university. As Associate/Full Professor, the teaching expectations are two classes per academic year from the curriculum offerings of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Research expectations include publication in leading refereed general and field journals in economics and agricultural and resource economics.

Applications for this vacancy (Job #46044) should be submitted through the University of Arizona's on-line Career Track application system. More information is available in the position description there.

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