JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015
The Ohio State University
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Columbus, Ohio, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Science at Ohio State University seeks an economist with an emerging or established international reputation to provide intellectual leadership to the Department and to the University’s Discovery Theme Initiatives in the area of sustainable food and farm policy. The successful candidate will be among the first wave of hires in a highly collaborative interdisciplinary team that includes more than 50 existing faculty and many external partners working toward Resilient, Sustainable and Global Food Security for Health. This is a 9-month, tenure-track position targeted for Associate or advanced Assistant Professor level candidates.
The appointee will conduct innovative research on policies related to food, farming and sustainability. Candidates with outstanding research programs who can also contribute to one or more of the Department’s instructional programs (Undergraduate Major in Agribusiness and Applied Economics, Undergraduate Major in Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability, Masters and Ph.D. Programs in Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics) are encouraged to apply. Preferred: Program experience, university teaching experience, developing or working in interdisciplinary research teams and experience mentoring members of underrepresented groups. Position is partially funded by Ohio State's Discovery Themes Initiative, a significant faculty hiring investment in key thematic areas in which the university can build on its culture of academic collaboration to make a global impact.
The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF ADVANCE Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).
Applications accepted until position is filled, but those received before June 1st will receive priority consideration. Submit complete applications including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation to:: Professor Brian Roe and Chair of the Sustainable Food and Farm Policy Search Committee, Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, The Ohio State University, 2120 Fyffe Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1067, Phone: 614.292.6280. Email:
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
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