Asst/Assoc Prof of Env/Energy Economics

Title:                            Assistant or Associate Professor of Environmental or Energy Economics

Section:                        US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)

Location:                      Atlanta, Georgia, UNITED STATES

JEL Classification         Q4 – Energy Economics

                                    Q5 – Environmental Economics

Salary Range:               Commensurate with experience

Keywords:                    Energy, Environmental, Microeconometrics, Big Data Methods

The School of Economics seeks applicants with interests in environmental and/or energy economics.  Applicants must demonstrate excellent microeconometrics skills, have research interests that are synergistic with School of Economics faculty, and have experience or interest in working in an interdisciplinary context.  Research areas at the nexus of urban/environment, energy/environment, or health/environment are particularly of interest, as is experience with advanced methods applied to big data.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach environmental and/or energy economics field courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will play an integral role in the School’s PhD program.

Georgia Tech is a Research I institution, ranked 5th nationally among public universities, and offers significant opportunities for collaborative research and teaching across complementary disciplines such as computing, industrial and systems engineering, electrical and environmental engineering, international affairs, public policy, urban planning and management.

Applicants must have received a Ph.D. in economics or a related field prior to employment.  More senior applicants should have a record of excellence in scholarship and teaching commensurate with their time in rank.  Junior applicants should show promise for both research and teaching excellence. All applications must be submitted through the American Economic Association’s Job Openings for Economists website ( ). At the time of offer, a background check will be required.

For full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 18, 2019, but the search will continue until the position is filled. A background check must be completed prior to employment.

Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.


Application Requirements:

Cover Letter


Job Market Paper / Preferred research sample

3 letters of reference for applicants at the assistant professor level only.  References only upon request for associate professors.