Assistant Professor in Environmental Economics/Resource Economics

London School of Economics and Political Science - Department of Geography and Environment

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Professor in Environment to join a strong and growing environmental research group including environmental policy experts and environmental geographers in the Department of Geography and Environment, one of the leading geography departments in the country as ranked in the 2014 Research Excellent Framework. Based in the Department of Geography and Environment, you will contribute to the intellectual life of the School through conducting and publishing outstanding quality research, engaging in high quality teaching as instructed by the Head of Department, and participating in the School and wider Department activities.

Candidates should have (or be close to finishing) a PhD in Economics or in relevant sub-fields by the post start date of 1st September 2018. Candidates will have expertise and research interests in environmental economics or resource economics and advanced training in quantitative methods or applied theory relevant to environmental economics or resource economics. Candidates will have a track record or trajectory of internationally excellent publications in top journals based on research relevant to environmental economics or resource economics and a clear, well developed and viable strategy for future outstanding research that has the potential to result in world-leading publications. Candidates must also have the ability to teach environmental economics or resource economics at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The other criteria that will be used when shortlisting for this post can be found on the person specification, which is attached to this vacancy on the LSE’s online recruitment system.

In addition to a competitive salary the benefits that come with this job include an occupational pension scheme, a research incentive scheme with personal reward options, generous research leave (sabbatical) entitlement, a collegial faculty environment and excellent support, training and development opportunities.

If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email

The closing date for receipt of applications is 24th October 2017 (23.59 UK time). We are unable to accept any late applications.

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