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February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

Michigan State University

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Assistant Professor in Global Food System Economics and Management

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111453090
Date Posted: 06/05/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor in Global Food System Economics and Management
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: East Lansing, Michigan, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: P4 -- Other Economic Systems
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics at Michigan State University seeks to hire an Assistant Professor with demonstrated potential to be an outstanding researcher and teacher in the area of the economics and management of the food system. The successful candidate will develop an internationally recognized program with integrated research and teaching activities that address issues central to today’s global food industry. Areas of emphasis may include: value chain coordination and industrial organization, marketing analytics and strategy, retail management, and behavioral economics. Successful applicants will be expected to publish in leading peer-reviewed journals, develop and strengthen the department’s programs in food industry management, generate external funding, and engage with the food industry stakeholders.

Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Agricultural or Applied Economics, Business Administration, Marketing or a closely related discipline. Evidence of potential excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and communication is required. Previous teaching and/or food industry experience as well as demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and to engage with key stakeholders is desirable.

Application Procedure:
To apply, please refer to posting #1315 and complete an electronic submission at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website

Applicants should submit the following materials:
* A statement of interest
* A current curriculum vitae
* A statement of teaching philosophy
* A writing sample (e.g. job market paper)
* Transcripts, and names and email addresses for three references when applying

If you have any questions prior to submitting an electronic application, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Brent Ross, at Review of applications will begin June 30, 2015, continuing until the position is filled.

For information on the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics at Michigan State University, see

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link