UNM Economics Assistant or
Associate Professor Faculty Position
The Department of Economics in the College of Arts and
Sciences at the University of New Mexico (UNM) invites applications for a
full-time tenure-track position at the level of Assistant or Associate
Professor. We are an applied economics department with a flexible working
environment. We seek applicants with a Ph.D. in economics, energy economics, or
a closely related field with demonstrated research interests in electricity and
energy economics, and ability to collaborate on interdisciplinary research with
This faculty hire will be an
integral part of the New Mexico National Science Foundation (NSF) award “The
New Mexico SMART Grid Center.”
This statewide, five-year, $24 million NSF-funded project, includes
collaboration with other academic institutions and two national laboratories.
The successful candidate will also be presented opportunities to participate in
mentoring and training.
The department, home to 17
tenure/tenure-track faculty, and 3 lecturers, is committed to excellence in
undergraduate and graduate education with over 120 undergraduate majors and 50
graduate students. A hallmark of the department is resource and environmental economics
research, including energy. Our faculty excels at tackling some of the most
pressing problems in the world including energy, climate change, environment,
health, education, poverty, and sustainable development. Our intra- and
interdisciplinary research includes sustained collaborations across campus and with
course load is normally two courses per semester. The department offers Ph.D.,
M.A., and B.A. degrees in economics and has particular strengths in resource
and environmental economics.
UNM is the premier research
university in the state of New Mexico. We are a Carnegie Very High Research
Activity Institution and a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution.
UNM is the only flagship university in the US with a minority majority student
population. The College of Arts and Sciences partners with ADVANCE at UNM, through an NSF Institutional
Transformation grant to help recruit and retain an excellent and diverse
faculty. Currently, 40% of UNM’s Economics faculty are women and over 50% are
from minority groups, underrepresented in Economics. As such, UNM Economics
offers a unique opportunity to increase diversity in Economics.
UNM is located in the vibrant city
of Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico and the 32nd largest
city in the US. Albuquerque is ethnically diverse and has a rich culture,
fantastic weather, and unparalleled opportunities for outdoor adventure thanks
to its close proximity to the Rocky Mountains, including hiking, biking, rock
climbing, and skiing.
For best consideration, complete
applications must be received by November 22, 2019. The position will remain
open until filled.
To apply visit https://unmjobs.unm.edu. Semi-finalists will be contacted for an interview at the American
Economic Association annual meeting in San Diego, CA (January 3-5, 2020).