Elton R. Smith Endowed Professor/Associate Professor

Location
United States, North America
Posted
Jan 13, 2014
Special Filters
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Position Information

Posting Number: 8588

Internal Posting Date: 10-23-2013

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 02-01-2014

Job Title: Elton R. Smith Endowed Professor/Associate Professor

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Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Primary Department: 10002036 AG FOOD & RESOURCE ECONOMICS - ANR

Position Employee Group: Tenure System Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Annual Year, 12 months

Appointment Status: Tenure System Faculty

Employment %: 100

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Position Summary: The Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics at Michigan State University invites applications for The Elton R. Smith (ERS) Endowed Chair in Food and Agricultural Policy, a tenured faculty position at the Associate Professor or Professor level. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in agricultural economics, economics, or related field and have received national and international recognition through peer-reviewed scholarly publications, success in acquiring external funding, and a record of outstanding teaching and stakeholder engagement.

The ERS endowment will provide support for the successful candidate to: continue and extend an outstanding economic research program and publish research outputs in appropriate outlets; teach in the Department's undergraduate and/or graduate programs; and provide education and policy leadership in partnership with MSU Extension to university, state, national, and international policy organizations and stakeholders as appropriate. ERS Chair Applications are encouraged from scholars working on a diverse range of policy issues that relate to food, agriculture, health, nutrition, energy, natural resources, and/or the environment.

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The successful candidate will have a Ph.D in agricultural economics, economics, or related field and have received national and international recognition through peer-reviewed scholarly publications, success in aquiring external funding, and a record of outstanding teaching and stakeholder engagement.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document
Other Document 2
Other Document 3
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Number of Reference Letters Required: See Special Instructions

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit electronically the following materials: a cover letter summarizing qualifications for the position and statement of interest; a current curriculum vitae. The names of three referees who are willing to provide reference letters should be sent directly to Professor Robert Myers, Chair of the Search Committee at myersr@msu.edu. The search committee will contact referees to obtain reference letters. Any questions prior to submitting an electronic application can also be directed to myersr@msu.edu.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

If you have any questions prior to submitting an electronic application, please contact Professor Robert Myers, Chair of the Search Committee at myersr@msu.edu.

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Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Robert Myers/Univ Distinguished Professor/myersr@msu.edu

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