Job description

Job ID 28692
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia


The selected candidate will have a PhD (or equivalent) in agricultural or applied economics, economics or a related social sciences discipline. The selected candidate will be expected to collaborate within an interdisciplinary environment. He or she must have the capability to link scholarship work with engagement and policy efforts that extend past the University campus to national policy makers and opinion leaders.

He or she should also have experience in attracting external funding. Other desired qualifications include interpersonal skills, the ability to lead within an academic environment, work with interdisciplinary teams and the willingness to adapt as change arises.

Application Materials

Please visit to submit an application. All applications must include a letter of interest in the position, current Curriculum Vitae, relevant scholarship-related work samples, contact information for three professional references, and other supporting materials. The finalist for the position will be required to provide official transcripts for graduate courses.

Other Information

For More Information

Dr. Patrick Westhoff

Chair, Search Committee

200 Mumford Hall

Columbia, MO 65211

[email protected]; 573-882-4647

Start Date

Negotiable. June 1, 2019, is the target.


Competitive pay based on qualifications and experience.

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

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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Posted: 12/12/2018
Application Due: 2/5/2019
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