Brandeis University, Economics/Environmental Studies

Fellowship ID:Brandeis-ECONENVS-KAY [#13516]
Fellowship Title: Florence Levy Kay Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fellowship Type:Postdoctoral
Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Economics
Environmental Studies
Appl Deadline:2019/06/19 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/04/01, finished 2019/06/25)

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The Department of Economics and the Environmental Studies Program at Brandeis University invite applications for a two-year, non-renewable Florence Levy Kay Postdoctoral Fellowship in Environmental Economics, beginning Fall 2019. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in economics, environmental science or a related field. The degree should be in hand by the commencement of the fellowship and preferably received within the past six years.

The Fellow will be appointed as a faculty member at the rank of Lecturer with a joint appointment in Economics and Environmental Studies. The Fellow will teach one course per semester covering topics such as environmental economics, economics of climate change, and environmental law and policy. The Fellow will also actively pursue his or her own research interests with the support of a $4,000 research fund. The salary for the first year is $58,000, plus university employee benefits and up to $1,500 in moving expenses. The Fellow will contribute to the vibrant intellectual communities of Economics and Environmental Studies; interdisciplinary connections and mentoring are available and encouraged.

Applicants should send a letter of interest, CV, brief description of research, copies of relevant publications, teaching evaluations and three letters of recommendation to Only online applications will be accepted. Applications will be reviewed beginning April 19th.

At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and seek candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, unified, and just campus community.

Questions about the position can be directed to: Professor Elizabeth Brainerd, Chair, Kay Fellow Search Committee,

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

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