JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Utah State University

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College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
Applied Economics
Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist Agricultural Economics

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454752
Date Posted: 11/05/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist Agricultural Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Logan, Utah, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q1 -- Agriculture
Agricultural Economics
Applied Research
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Agricultural Economics. A nine month tenure track position with a 65:30:5 division of effort between extension, teaching, and service, starting August 1, 2016. The extension role also carries with it an expectation of applied research. There are opportunities, primarily through successful grant writing, to augment salary beyond the nine-month base salary.

The successful candidate will develop a nationally recognized extension and applied research program in agricultural economics. Extension and applied research areas of emphasis may include, but are not limited to production economics, risk management, farm policy including insurance, farm/ranch management, commodity marketing, and price analysis. Research areas related to agricultural issues in Utah and the surrounding region are preferred. The candidate will be expected to seek external funding. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

A Ph.D. in agricultural economics, economics, or closely related field must be completed before beginning employment. Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Previous grant writing success is preferred.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. A competitive benefits package includes a choice of retirement programs, paid leave, as well as life, medical, dental, and disability insurance.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/04/2015
Reference Instructions:
Instructions for reference letters is provided in the on-line submission form.