Assistant Professor in Agricultural Economics/AgribusinessJob Posting Number:
Department of Agricultural SciencesPosition Description:
The Department of Agricultural Sciences at Texas State University invites applications for a 9 month, tenure track position at the assistant professor level with the expectation of teaching one summer term. The position is primarily a teaching and research appointment in agricultural economics/business with other duties as assigned.
All positions are subject to availability of funds.Required Qualifications:
The applicant must have:Preferred Qualifications:
i) An earned Ph.D. in agricultural economics, natural resource economics, applied economics, aquaculture economics, or closely related discipline;
ii) Relevant expertise in agricultural marketing/price analysis, international agricultural trade, and international agricultural development;
iii) Experience working with interdisciplinary subject matter and teams in agriculture;
iv) Documented evidence of willingness to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching programs;
v) Documental evidence of the potential to establish an independent, externally funded research program that complements existing programs in the Department of Agricultural Sciences at Texas State, such as economics of food production and consumption, agricultural and trade policies, small producers initiative, and integrated and sustainable agriculture.
i) Research publications in the peer-reviewed journal(s);Application Procedures:
ii) Experience in writing grant proposals; and
iii) Previous teaching and/or research experience.
Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/34746.
To ensure full consideration, please submit the following by April 30, 2021: a letter of application describing experience and fit with the position, a resume/vita, a statement of teaching philosophy, a description of research interests, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information of three professional references.
The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.Proposed Start Date:
Fall 2021Review Date:
04/30/2021Open Until Filled?:
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