Asst Professor Job ID 9332

Laramie, Wyoming, United States

Job description

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

The Department of Economics at the University of Wyoming seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor of Economics with a focus on applied microeconomics.

Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Business and University as a whole. The successful candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is respectful and welcoming of all groups. The University of Wyoming is committed to diversity and endorses principles of affirmative action. We acknowledge that diversity enriches and sustains our scholarship and promotes equal access to our educational mission. We seek and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

We seek people who have the ability to develop an outstanding research program related to applied microeconomics given challenges in natural resources, environmental policy, energy, land-use change, and changing regulatory structures. All applicants should demonstrate strong interests in applied research, possess excellent quantitative skills, and have the ability to teach graduate econometrics.

This position will be expected to develop an outstanding record of scholarly research, including successful participation in interdisciplinary research and in extramurally funded research projects; develop an successful teaching program at the undergraduate and graduate level, and work to establish an engagement program with stakeholders within WY on resource management, development, and conservation.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. Economics, or a related field from an AACSB accredited institution.

Publication of research in quality peer-reviewed journals is expected.

Desired Qualifications

Priority will be given to candidates that demonstrate a capacity for interdisciplinary collaborations. The Department has an internationally ranked Ph.D. program in applied microeconomics that includes a specialization in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics.

Welcome to Laramie

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit

How to apply

Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: cover letter, curriculum vitae, publication sample, and contact information for three work-related references.

Nestled between two mountain ranges in southeastern Wyoming, UW offers varied academic and lifestyle opportunities including year-round cultural and recreational activities. Located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 with a unique blend of sophistication and western hospitality, UW draws over 13,000 students from all 50 states and more than 75 countries.