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University of Massachusetts Amherst Resource Economics - Lecturer 100% in Amherst, Massachusetts

Resource Economics - Lecturer 100%

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Work type: Faculty Full Time

Location: UMass Amherst

Department:Resource Economics


Categories: Faculty, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

Job Description:

The Department of Resource Economics invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Statistics/Applied Econometrics expected to start on September 1, 2022. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in introductory statistics for business and economics. An ability to teach in both face-to-face and online education formats to students is highly desirable. The successful applicant will become part of a team that teach the Department’s introductory statistics courses in a blended online/team-based learning model and will be expected to teach a 3-3 load.

The Department of Resource Economics has 26 faculty, over 400 undergraduate majors and about 25 graduate students (primarily Ph.D.). We place special emphases on faculty-student interaction and cooperation among faculty. We share a fundamental commitment to teach and attract a diverse student body.


Applicants are required to have a Graduate degree (Ph.D. is preferred) in agricultural or resource economics, statistics, economics, or related field as of June 1, 2022 and expertise in applied statistics or econometrics.

Application Instructions:

Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (describing experience, philosophy, and future outlook), teaching evaluation and students’ testimonies (if available), and 3 letters of recommendation. Please direct any questions

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Advertised: Feb 18 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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