New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position with a specialization in Environmental Economics. The candidate must have completed the Ph.D. by time of appointment in fall 2018. Candidates will be expected to offer at least one course each semester to support the environmental studies program (ESP). Such courses might include environmental economics, natural resource economics, and ecological economics. Candidates can offer other courses in support of the economics program, especially introductory econometrics. Knowledge of GIS would be an asset, as well as research focusing on Florida’s specific environmental issues. Candidates with cross-disciplinary training and/or experience with interdisciplinary working groups are welcomed. Search committee members will conduct preliminary interviews at the AEA meetings in January 2018. Strong candidates who cannot attend the AEA meetings can be interviewed via Skype prior to final interviews on campus.

Teaching and Scholarship Expectations: The teaching load is two courses per semester plus sponsoring individual and group tutorials. In addition to classes and tutorials, faculty members provide academic advising, supervise independent study projects, sponsor senior undergraduate theses/projects, and serve on baccalaureate committees. The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a program of research. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to innovative undergraduate liberal arts teaching.

About New College: Situated on the Gulf Coast of Florida and Sarasota Bay, New College is a nationally recognized, selective public honors college with a 10:1 student/faculty ratio. Students are intellectually independent and highly motivated. Undergraduate research has a central role in the curriculum, and a senior thesis/project is required of all students. Students receive narrative evaluations in lieu of grades. New College is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and research and encourages collaborative student-faculty scholarship.

Application: Interested candidates should apply online here, and should provide a curriculum vitae, and an unofficial graduate transcript. In addition, provide

  1. a statement about teaching philosophy;
  2. a statement regarding the candidate’s contributions or approaches to supporting an inclusive culture and learning environment;
  3. job market paper; and
  4. teaching evaluations if available.

Applicants must arrange for three references to be sent electronically to or hard copy to: Economics Search Committee, New College of Florida, 5800 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243.

Deadline: We will begin reviewing files on Nov. 15 and continue until the position is filled.

New College of Florida is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty. Candidates from underrepresented groups or whose knowledge or skills can support an inclusive learning environment are especially encouraged to apply. Consistent with law and its respect for personal dignity, the college does not discriminate against applicants for employment based on race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. In accordance with state law, all employees are subject to a background check at the time of hiring.

Candidates’ application materials and meetings regarding applications are open to the public upon request. Applicants requesting reasonable accommodations in order to participate in the selection process must notify the chair of the search committee 48 hours in advance of a meeting.