JOE - November 2012

University of Idaho
Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
Assistant Professor
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: 1 -- US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Moscow, ID, USA
JEL Classifications:
D2 -- Production and Organizations
D4 -- Market Structure and Pricing
L1 -- Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance
L2 -- Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior
L4 -- Antitrust Issues and Policies
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Keywords: agricultural and food markets, industrial organization, cooperatives, horizontal and vertical coordination, product differentiation, food safety, food labeling, traceability
Deadline Information: Review of applications will continue until a sufficient applicant pool has been identified. Preliminary interviews will be held at the ASSA meetings in San Diego, CA.
Deadline Date: 12/17/2012

JOE ID Number: 201211_397978

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The Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology at the University of Idaho invites applications for a 9-month, full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The position carries a 75/25 percent research/teaching appointment.

The candidate is expected to develop a nationally-recognized research and teaching program focusing on agricultural and food markets, including but not limited to areas of interest such as industrial organization, cooperatives, horizontal and vertical coordination, product differentiation, food safety, food labeling, and traceability. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in agricultural economics based upon educational background, interests, and departmental needs; advise undergraduate and graduate students; publish research in academic peer-reviewed journals; and secure extramural grant funding to support a strong nationally-recognized research program.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Economics or closely related field by the time of appointment, excellent training in econometrics, microeconomics, and quantitative methods as well as demonstrated excellence in oral, written and interpersonal communication.
Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should apply using the UI online application process at: Submit a statement of interest addressing related experience and the required and desired qualifications, curriculum vitae, copies of official graduate transcripts, at least one and up to 3 publications and/or research papers, and three letters of recommendation.

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Note: This employer requires online Application.
Email for Applications:
FAX for Applications: 208-885-5759

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Charity Buchert
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Counselor
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2335
Moscow, ID USA 83844-2335

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Christopher S. McIntosh
Search Committee Chair
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2334
Moscow , ID USA 83844-2334

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