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Job Description

Assistant Professor Environmental and Natural Resources Economics - Faculty Position (11139)  

To Apply Online
  • Current Active SU Employees, please login to GullNet and click "Careers at SU."
  • All others, please click Apply Online.
  • See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for help.

The Department of Economics and Finance in the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business and the Department of Environmental Studies in the Fulton School of Liberal Arts at Salisbury University are accepting applications for a joint position (tenured in the Department of Economics and Finance) in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics at the level of assistant professor, to begin in the fall of 2015.

Area of Specialization: Environmental and Natural Resources Economics

Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities: Primary job duties include teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels for the Economics and Environmental Studies Departments, engaging in scholarship commensurate with the home school’s mission, service/outreach to the University, advising, and mentoring. Candidates must demonstrate an effective teaching style that supports a diverse student body.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Economics with a specialty in Environmental and Natural Resources Economics. ABDs near completion will be considered. If ABD; would be hired at the rank of Instructor, with the expectation that the candidate completes doctoral degree within one year of date of hire.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Demonstrated interest in, or experience with, interdisciplinary analysis, collaboration, and/or teaching is highly desired. Preference will be given to candidates with documented excellence in both teaching and scholarship along with evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University’s Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: A letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and three (3) blind reference letters. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the search chair, Jill Caviglia-Harris, at

Note: Please have all blind recommendations, provided either via an Online Credential Service Provider or directly from your professional references, sent directly to Judith Gallons via E-mail at All other documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any other documents via E-mail.

Applications submitted by November 15, 2014 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 2015. Department representatives will be available to discuss the position with candidates at the ASSA meetings in Boston.

This position is based in Salisbury Maryland. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University is one of 13 institutions that compose the University System of Maryland. Salisbury University is a selective undergraduate institution with the University System of Maryland. The University is close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU has been cited nationally as one of the top ten public regional universities in the North according to the U.S. News and World Report, and has also been recognized by the Princeton Review and Kiplinger’s magazine. SU has 388 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8,600.

Staff (non-academic) and Faculty Positions:

Salisbury University utilizes an Online Employment Application System. As indicated by Job Opening, interested applicants MUST apply for certain designated positions via this online system.

  • Current active employees, please login to GullNet and click on the “Careers at SU” link in the left-hand navigation bar.
  • All other applicants including former employees or employees in between contracts (e.g., PTNTT Faculty and Contingent/contractual employees on Summer or Winter break), please click the Apply Online link.

Note: Applicants interested in obtaining a Faculty position and plan to utilize an Online Credential Service Provider (Interfolio, EPCS, etc.), please follow the instructions in the online system and in the job posting/job advertisement.

See OEAS FAQs (Online Employment Application System FAQs) for more information and instructions.

Equal Opportunity Policy

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall; Tel. 410-543-6426.