Elton R. Smith Endowed Professor/Associate Professor
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.
Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Support Staff: Minimum Requirements 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
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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 email@example.com. The search committee will contact referees to obtain reference letters. Any questions prior to submitting an electronic application can also be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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