PROF, AST RESRCH Co-Op/Organizational Economics

Location
COLUMBIA, MO
Posted
Mar 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job ID 26056
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia



Job Description

The Division of Applied Social Sciences seeks applications and nominations for a non-tenure track assistant research professor to support its research program related to alternative organizational forms in the emphasis area of organizational economics, specifically cooperatives and other forms of patron/producer-owned, collective action entities. Detailed areas of research to be conducted include corporate governance, management, finance, chain coordination, law, and the interaction of these areas with cooperative performance and public policy implications. The successful candidate will also engage in shared modification and teaching of one graduate level course related to collective action.

Primary responsibilities of the position include: (1) conducting research that successfully leads to outputs in appropriate journals, proceedings, and conference presentations; (2) using this research to inform the delivery of knowledge through executive education programs; (3) redesign, modification and teaching of one course related to collective action; and (4) participating in public, professional, and internal service activities. The distribution effort of this position is expected to be 80% research, 10% teaching and 10% service. This is a nine-month appointment.

Qualifications

The position requires a PhD or equivalent in agricultural economics, economics, or other relevant social science discipline. The successful candidate will be affiliated with Division centers and institutes such as the Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership and Missouri Institute of Cooperatives.

Other Information

The Division of Applied Social Sciences is part of the College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources. The University of Missouri-Columbia is one of only thirty-one public universities that has membership in the Association of American Universities and is designated a "Doctoral R1" institution by the Carnegie Foundation.

MU's College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources strongly endorses the principles embodied in MU's values statement - respect, responsibility, discovery, excellence (http://web.missouri.edu/~jesse105/values/). In that context we seek to recruit and retain outstanding scholars who are:
  • Committed to blending service with scholarship
  • Collegial scholars who will collaborate with others from diverse disciplines and backgrounds
  • Flexible and adaptable in an era of rapid change


Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.

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MU Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Application Materials

Applications should include: a letter of interest addressing the qualifications, academic transcripts, a comprehensive curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses) of 3 references. References will be contacted when appropriate.

Please direct questions to: Dr. Michael Cook, Search Committee Chair by phone at 573-882-0127 or email at [email protected] .

Official transcripts will be required for any candidate who is offered the position. Questions regarding the position can be addressed to the Search Committee Chair. Screening of applications will begin May 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

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