JOE - November 2012

University of Florida
Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences
Food & Resource Economics
Associate Professor
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Professor
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 candidates MUST also apply on line:
Deadline Date: 02/1/2013
Salary Range: minimum $100,000.00

JOE ID Number: 201211_397927

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This is a 12-month,tenure-accruing position at the rank of Associate Professor which is 60% Research and 40% Teaching (College of Agriculture & Life Sciences) in the Food and Resource Economics Department, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. Tenure will accrue in the Food and Resource Economics Department. As with all faculty appointments with tenure, any employment offer is contingent upon approval by the UF Board of Trustees. Duties include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses and developing a research program in the area of agribusiness economics. The faculty member will actively participate in graduate education by chairing graduate committees, serving on graduate committees, supervising thesis and dissertation research, and publishing the results with their graduate students. The faculty member will seek contract and grant funding actively to support his/her program area.

Applicants should possess excellent quantitative and communication skills, and the motivation to work in multidisciplinary teams. Concurrently, 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.
Application Instructions:

To view the complete position description, qualifications, and application instructions, please visit and search for requisition #0901677.
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. REFER TO POSITION #0001-3390. RETURN INQUIRIES TO: Chair, Search and Screen Committee, Food & Resource Economics Dept., University of Florida, Box 110240, Gainesville, FL 32611-024 (Phone: 352-294-7653; FAX: 352-846-0988).

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