JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Assistant Professor of Agricultural Trade and Policy

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111459350
Date Posted: 11/10/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Agricultural Trade and Policy
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: F1 -- Trade
Agricultural Trade
Assistant Professor
Salary Range: Competitive salary based on experience
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in agricultural trade and policy. The position is 70 percent research and 30 percent teaching. This is a 9-month, academic-year appointment with expectations of applying for and obtaining external funding.

The successful candidate is expected to have strong quantitative skills and establish a nationally-recognized, externally funded research program focused on agricultural trade and policy issues. The successful candidate will be expected to teach each year in the department's graduate and/or undergraduate programs and advise/mentor graduate students at the master’s and PhD levels.

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Members of the search committee will be available to meet with prospective candidates at the ASSA meetings January 5th - 7th, 2018. Applicants need to complete an online application at and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of names and contact information for three references. Direct inquires or questions about this position to Dr. Jason Grant, Search Committee Chair: Phone: (540) 231-7559; Email:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/12/2018