JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

University of Georgia

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Associate/Full Professor

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452480
Date Posted: 12/16/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate/Full Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Athens, Georgia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
agricultural & food economics
resource & environmental economics
international & development economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Full time, Tenure Track, 9 month appointment, teaching/research split negotiable.

The Department seeks an Associate or Full Professor with an established nationally and preferred internationally recognized research program focusing on agricultural, food, resource, environmental, international trade or development economics. The person hired will be expected to continue building this program including obtaining significant extramural funding to support their research and graduate students. The research program should address major current and emerging state, national and international issues. Prolific publishing in highly ranked field journals is expected in conjunction with communication of results and expertise to policy makers, industry and other constituencies. Collaboration with other faculty members and the directing of significant numbers of graduate students is also expected. Teaching appointment will be two or three classes per year and will likely include at least one course at the graduate level. A strong commitment to the department’s instructional programs and to excellence in teaching is expected of all faculty members.

A Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Applied Economics, or Economics is required with strong knowledge of economic theory and quantitative methods, an outstanding publication and graduate student mentoring record, a strong grants and contracts record, a willingness to work in a team environment, and excellent communication skills. The position is open to highly qualified, experienced individuals from all fields within economics. The hiring rank will be determined based on the successful candidate’s experience and track record.

Application Materials: (1) a letter of application including a description of academic qualifications and experience including grantsmanship; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of teaching and service experience (if any); (4) graduate school transcript; and (5) names and contact information for three professional references.

To guarantee full consideration please apply by February 28, 2015.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 02/28/2015
Reference Instructions:
Electronic submission of letters of recommendation is required. In the Subject line, write “UGA Faculty Position Application”.Email:
Application Instructions:
Electronic submission of applications is required. In the Subject line, write “UGA Faculty Position Application”.Email: