JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Agricultural & Applied Economics
Assistant/Associate Professor

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111464342
Date Posted: 11/19/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
F -- International Economics
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Keywords:
International agricultural development
rural development
agricultural economics
applied economics
Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with a specialization in economics of international agricultural development. The primary appointment is research with a secondary appointment in teaching. It includes a 9-month, academic-year appointment with expectations for funding summer activities through external grants, fee-based workshops, teaching, or other mechanisms.
The successful candidate will develop an internationally-recognized, externally-funded research program on the economics of international agricultural and rural development. Program focus areas may include: economic impacts of policies, programs and practices at farm/household and market levels and how farmer behavior mediates impacts; economics of farm and rural household technology adoption; economics of land use and tenure systems, economics of nutrition, food security, and household vulnerability; and economics of sustainability and climate resiliency. The skills employed could include microeconometrics, applications of statistical techniques to integrate remotely sensed data with field-, farm-, and household-level outcomes, and behavioral/experimental methods that use randomized control trials and natural experiments.
Required Qualifications:
• PhD in Agricultural Economics, Applied Economics, or a closely related discipline
• Coursework/experience in international and/or rural economic development
Please see the full job positing at https://jobs.vt.edu/ (position # 511870 )

Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 01/31/2020
Application Instructions:
Please visit https://jobs.vt.edu/ (position # 511870 ) for full position details and for instructions on how to apply.