JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

University of Connecticut

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College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
Agricultural and Resource Economics
Assistant Professor in Agricultural and Resource Economics

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111458544
Date Posted: 09/26/2017
Date Inactive: 12/02/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor in Agricultural and Resource Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Storrs, Connecticut, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
M2 -- Business Economics
M3 -- Marketing and Advertising
Q1 -- Agriculture
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
D -- Microeconomics
L -- Industrial Organization
Agricultural Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The successful candidate will have 50% research and 50% teaching duties with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2018 in a full-time, 9-month tenure-track position. Responsibilities include:

•Developing and implementing a strong competitive applied economics research program
•Teaching three courses per academic year at the graduate and/or undergraduate level
•Advising undergraduate students and mentoring graduate students
•Actively seeking extramural research funding

Minimum qualifications include: Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Economics, or a related field; excellent oral and written communication skills; advanced training or demonstrable research experience in the economics of agriculture, agribusiness, and/or food, including related areas such as health, the environment, business policy, development or poverty; excellent training in microeconomic theory and empirical methods; and ability to teach economics and business courses with an emphasis on agriculture and food. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable. Preferred qualifications include a proven record/potential in securing external grant funding; a record/potential for excellence in research in agribusiness, industrial organization, food or agricultural markets, and/or related public policy issues; research interests complimentary to the department’s strengths; and proven ability to work in a collegial manner with colleagues and clientele from diverse disciplines and experience.

Submit materials online at:,
by December 1, 2017.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/01/2017
Reference Instructions:
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no later than December 1, 2017.