JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

University of Saskatchewan

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Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Van Vliet Term Professorship in Agricultural Economics

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111466349
Date Posted: 12/29/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Van Vliet Term Professorship in Agricultural Economics
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CANADA
JEL Classifications:
F -- International Economics
F1 -- Trade
Q1 -- Agriculture
Agricultural Economics
International Economics
Internation Trade
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Applications are invited from qualified individuals for the Van Vliet Term Professorship in Agricultural Economics in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Saskatchewan, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2021 or soon thereafter. This is a term position with a mutually agreed upon term of 1 to 5 years.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics or Economics with demonstrated expertise in International Agribusiness or International Trade and will be expected to have extensive knowledge of microeconomics and agribusiness in the areas of agricultural trade and trade policy with an ability to contribute to the undergraduate agribusiness program and the graduate program in agricultural economics. Evidence of being a high-quality post-secondary teacher-scholar and demonstrated ability to operate as a team player in a collegial environment is also required.
The appointee will typically deliver up to three courses per year at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels. Teaching expectations will be determined at time of appointment. The incumbent will provide leadership and mentorship to graduate and undergraduate students, and engage with relevant agricultural industry stakeholders.

Salary bands for this position for the 2020 – 2021 academic year are as follows: Assistant Professor: $96,301 to $115,723; Associate Professor: $115,723 to $135,145; Full Professor: $135,145 to $157,804. In addition, research support will be included to assist in establishing a productive research program.

This position includes a comprehensive benefits package including dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Application Procedure
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2021 however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A letter of application, CV (including list of publications, teaching experience), a job market paper, academic transcripts and letters from three external referees should be submitted electronically through Econ Job Market, available at

The University is committed to employment equity. Members of Designated Groups (women, indigenous people, people with disabilities and visible minorities) are encouraged to self-identify on their applications.

Enquiries about the position should be directed to: Dr Ken Belcher, Professor and Department Head, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/15/2021