The Center for Water Policy is looking for a new faculty member!

The Center for Water Policy is seeking an environmental economist to add to our team! Check below for more information on how to apply.

Assistant Professor of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Center for Water Policy, School of Freshwater Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences seeks a highly motivated individual with a strong record of professional accomplishment in applied economics, natural resource economics, or environmental economics for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level.

The successful candidate will have an extensive background in applied econometrics or programming, as well as experience working on interdisciplinary issues in water resources, water policy, or ecosystem services. The position requires excellence in teaching (two courses per academic year) and the supervision of MS and Ph.D. students. The successful candidate will be expected to publish in peer-reviewed journals, outreach publications, and other outlets for professional peers. He or she will also be required to cultivate external support from private and governmental sources. This position is expected to work in collaboration with the Center for Water Policy.

This position requires a Ph.D. (or Ph.D. completed no later than August 2019) in agricultural economics, applied economics, environmental economics, natural resource economics, economics, or an interdisciplinary degree with a strong economics component; extensive training in quantitative techniques; a demonstrated potential to publish research results in national, regional, and international journals; and a demonstrated ability to interact and communicate with individuals from other academic disciplines, government, industry, and the general public.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (  is an R1 research university and Wisconsin’s premier public urban institution, enrolling more than 30,000 students. The School of Freshwater Sciences (  and the Center for Water Policy ( were established to provide interdisciplinary solutions for regional and international problems related to the protection, restoration, and conservation of freshwater.

Individuals seeking more information about the position in person at the American Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting Employment Center should contact Dr. Tracy Boyer ( by July 31, 2018 to ensure a mutually agreeable time to meet.

Interested individuals are requested to submit a cover letter describing relevant qualifications, experiences, and statement of interest, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, a published or working paper, and transcripts of all university credits. Applications must be submitted electronically at in PDF or MS Word format.

Review of applications begins October 1, 2018 and will remain open until the position is filled.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an affirmative action, equal employment opportunity institution.