JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Iowa State University

This listing is inactive.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, College of Business
Department of Economics, Department of Finance
Assistant, Associate, of Full Professor

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452028
Date Posted: 10/22/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant, Associate, of Full Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Ames, Iowa, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
G1 -- General Financial Markets
Q1 -- Agriculture
agricultural finance
risk management
real estate finance
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Iowa State University has launched a second round of Presidential High Impact Hires to support targeted faculty hiring in areas of strategic importance. As part of the initiative, the Department of Economics and the Department of Finance seek to hire an assistant, associate, or full professor (tenured or tenure-track) to fill an interdisciplinary position in the Agricultural Business undergraduate program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Finance/Real Estate program in the College of Business, to start in August of 2015.

The successful candidate is expected to maintain an innovative research program in agricultural finance, risk management, real estate finance, or banking. Teaching responsibilities will include agricultural finance in the Agricultural Business undergraduate program and real estate finance, with a special focus on agricultural real estate, in the Finance program. Additionally, the successful candidate is expected to publish regularly in high-quality journals appropriate to his/her area of specialization, supervise graduate student research, and seek external grant and contract funding in support of his/her research. The successful applicant is further expected to assist in the creation of a real estate center that connects the university with real estate developers, investors, and other real estate professionals. The tenure home for this position will be in either the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences or the College of Business, depending upon which is more appropriate to the successful applicant’s research area and record.

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 34,000 students are enrolled, and served by over 6,100 faculty and staff (see Ames, Iowa is a community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted second best most livable small city in the nation (see

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to: Travis Sapp,, 515-294-2717.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/01/2014