Assistant Professor-FixedTerm

Job description

Job no: 700193
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Department: Agricultural Food And Resource Economics 10002036
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Advising/Counseling, Education/Training, Union
Position Summary

This position will provide expertise and leadership in undergraduate teaching programs focused on food marketing and management. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, nationally recognized teaching program. Additional skills such as agricultural finance and entrepreneurship are welcome. The position will contribute to the teaching (75%) and applied research (25%) missions of our department. The successful applicant’s teaching and applied research program is expected to focus on one or more aspects of the food value chain, and to aid managers and entrepreneurs in Michigan and elsewhere. The individual filling this position will have the opportunity to work with multidisciplinary teams of educators, research scientists, extension specialists, and stakeholders using integrative approaches to address important questions facing the food system today. Scholarship and publication in peer-reviewed journals appropriate to the individual’s research focus is required. Teaching and service responsibilities will include five courses and advising for student clubs. The position is renewable on a rolling 3-year appointment.

Michigan State University is the pioneer Land Grant University, and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is a national leader in agricultural research and extension programming. The Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, one of the leading applied economics departments in the U.S., is ranked in the top five for research in agricultural economics by RePEc and has 35 tenure system faculty, 44 fixed term faculty, 65 graduate students, and 500 undergraduate students (with majors in Agribusiness Management, Food Industry Management, Environmental Economics and Management). We address societal policy questions and solve practical problems for producers, consumers, and the environment. Our undergraduate and graduate programs prepare the next generation of economists and managers to meet the needs of the food, agricultural, and natural resource systems in Michigan and around the world. For more information on the department, see: www.afre.msu.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Agricultural Economics, Management, or r

Minimum Requirements

Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Management, or related field required. Scholarly interests in marketing, management, entrepreneurship, or finance preferred. Candidates should possess excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with other scholars and stakeholders.

Required Application Materials

Applicants should submit the following materials: 1) a statement of research interest; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy; 4) a summary of your experience with diversity and how you will contribute to our goals of inclusive excellence; 5) a writing sample (e.g. published article or working paper); 6) transcripts; and 7) information for three letters of reference. If you have any questions, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Brent Ross, at [email protected]

Special Instructions

Applicants should submit the following materials: 1) a statement of research interest; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy; 4) a summary of your experience with diversity and how you will contribute to our goals of inclusive excellence; 5) a writing sample (e.g. published article or working paper); 6) transcripts; and 7) information for three letters of reference. If you have any questions, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Brent Ross, at [email protected]

Review of Applications Begins On

06/01/2021

Website

www.afre.msu.edu

Department Statement

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) at MSU is committed to achieving excellence by creating and sustaining an accessible and inclusive culture that values cultural and academic diversity. We are an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. The CANR is particularly interested in candidates of all background who are committed to the principle that academic excellence is achieved through open access and proactive inclusion.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: May 6, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 6, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

 

 

 

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