JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
University of California, Riverside
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Riverside, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Associate or Full Professor in Agricultural Economics (Cluster Hire)
The University of California, Riverside (UCR) is embarking on a major new hiring initiative that will add 300 tenure track positions in 33 cross-disciplinary areas selected through a peer-reviewed competition. For more details, please visit .
As part of this cluster hire, the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a senior faculty appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level in Agricultural Economics with a focus on agricultural production of citrus, other perennial crops such as grapes or avocado, and other annual crops important to southern California.
The University of California, Riverside has been an internationally renowned center of excellence in citrus research for more than a century, and is currently in the process of making a cluster of hires in citrus related research in the areas of science, management, and economics.
Applicants should have an established record of outstanding research accomplishment in production economics. Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to conduct interdisciplinary and international work with researchers and practitioners on various aspects of the production of crops. Potential research areas may include assessment of disease and pest prevention and management programs, adoption of new technologies, or the development of growth models. Responsibilities include developing a strong interdisciplinary research program on citrus and other crops, and teaching/advising undergraduate, M.Sc. and Ph.D. students. The selected person’s home will likely be the School of Public Policy with a potential joint appointment with the Department of Economics, or another relevant department, depending on the preference of the candidate and the host departments. The selected person will also be expected to provide leadership in research, collaborating with researchers from the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, other universities in the nation and with international universities and research centers, and to develop collaborative relationships with other units on campus.
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics or a related field. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
Complete applications will include a cover letter of interest, a current CV, samples of research work, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of research, and names and contact information of 5-7 references. All materials must be uploaded using UCR’s on-line application system located at . Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting material should be received by January 15, 2016.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veterans Employer.
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