JOE - November 2012

University of Florida
Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences
Food & Resource Economics
Assistant Professor (2 positions)
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor (2 positions)
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Gainesville, FL, USA
JEL Classification: Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Deadline Information: Interested applicants MUST also apply on line
Deadline Date: 02/1/2013
Salary Range: minimum $80,000.00

JOE ID Number: 201211_397926

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This is a 12-month tenure-accruing position that will be 40% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences), 60% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station) available in the Food & Resource Economics Department, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida. This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the unit.Duties will include teaching and research in at least two of the following areas: natural resources economics, agribusiness economics, and development.Tenure will accrue in the Department of Food and Resource Economics.The faculty member will participate actively in undergraduate education and graduate education by chairing graduate committees, serving on graduate committees, supervising thesis and dissertation research, supervising undergraduate research, and publishing the results with his/her graduate students. The faculty member will seek contract and grant funding actively to support his/her program as well as engage in Extension activities in his or her program area.

The successful candidate will engage in scholarly activities related to instruction, including teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, participating in curriculum revision and enhancement, seeking funding for the teaching program, supervising undergraduate and graduate research and creative work, publishing teaching-related scholarship, producing learning tools, and engaging in professional development activities related to teaching and advising. Faculty are encouraged to support and participate in the CALS Honors Program, distance education, and international education.Because of the IFAS land-grant mission, all faculty are expected to be supportive of and engaged in all three mission areas�Research, Teaching and Extension.
Application Instructions:

Individuals wishing to apply should go online to and submit: Application, cover letter that states applicant's interest in the position and qualifications relative to the credentials listed above, resume. Interested persons are also requested to submit the following items: (1) a letter of application including a description of your experience and qualifications related to this position; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) official transcripts of academic work; (4) evidence of any teaching experience; (5) a writing sample; and (6) the names and contact information for three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation. All materials including letters should be sent directly to the address listed below. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
REFER TO POSITION #00013383/and/00014569. RETURN INQUIRIES TO: Chair, Search and Screen Committee, Food & Resource Economics Dept., University of Florida, Box 110240, Gainesville, FL 32611-024 (Phone: 352-392-1826, FAX: 352-846-0988).

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