Job Opportunities

Academic Staff Position in Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Stout

Due to an unexpected departure, the Social Science Department at the University of Wisconsin-Stout is again seeking applicants for our adjunct pool in Economics as we seek to fill a teaching position beginning in August 2014 and potentially continuing through the 2014-2015 academic year. We anticipate this will be at least a 60% position with the possibility of more courses pending freshman enrollment numbers the next few weeks. This would be a position teaching our Principles of Macroeconomics courses and/or Principles of Microeconomics.

Mississippi State University – temporary research associate in ag economics

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics or a closely related discipline. Strong ability in using word processors, spreadsheets and database programs, as well as statistical and mathematical packages. Preferred: Master’s degree in agricultural economics or closely related field. Experience in growth simulation, cattle production systems, cattle pricing mechanism. The successful candidate should be familiar with microeconomics in general, specifically production economics and price analysis.

Resource Economist with NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science Center

NOAA's Northeast Fisheries Science Center is responsible for estimating abundance of protected and other marine species.

To evaluate potential regulations with respect to protected species and groundfish, economic analyses are required. The resource economist develops these analyses to support, among other efforts, National Environmental Policy Act Environmental Assessments (EAs) and Regulatory Impact Reviews (RIRs), which serve as the basis for determining the effects of proposed regulations and changes to regulations.

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