JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

The Ohio State University

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Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
Assistant or Associate Professor in Sustainable Food and Farm Policy

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111453826
Date Posted: 09/28/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant or Associate Professor in Sustainable Food and Farm Policy
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Columbus, Ohio, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Q1 -- Agriculture
agricultural economics
food systems
agricultural policy
food policy
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics ( in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure track assistant/associate professor in the area of sustainable food and farm policy. A full position description can be found at:

The appointee will have an academic year (9 month) appointment in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics with competitive salary and benefits package and is expected to develop and maintain a world-class research program in their field of inquiry, and teach the equivalent of three classes in our undergraduate, masters, and/or PhD programs.

This position is part of a cluster of four new hires in the department focused on sustainable resource management in the 21st century. The position is partially funded by a Discovery Theme Initiative ( at Ohio State University. The successful candidate will be among the first wave of hires University-wide in a highly collaborative interdisciplinary Initiative for Food and Agricultural Transformation ( that includes more than 50 existing faculty and many external partners seeking transformational solutions for resilient, sustainable and global food security.

Applicants must possess a PhD in economics or an applied economics field, or expect to complete all degree requirements before August 1, 2016. Interest in developing or working in collaborative multidisciplinary research teams, and experience with University teaching and mentoring members of underrepresented groups is preferred.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received before November 23, 2015 will receive priority consideration. Complete applications include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, a writing sample and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted through EconJobMarket: Inquiries or questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Brian Roe, Sustainable Food and Farm Policy Search Committee Chair at

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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link