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Cornell University

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Assistant Professor in Applied Economics and Policy

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467127
Date Posted: 08/11/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor in Applied Economics and Policy
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Ithaca, New York, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Applied Economics and Policy
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Assistant Professor in Applied Economics and Policy
Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business
Cornell University

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in one or more of the following areas: agricultural policy, risk and natural resource management, agri-food sector labor issues. The position will be housed in our Applied Economics and Policy area, specializing in Food and Agricultural Economics, with an intended start date of July 1, 2022. The position will be based in Ithaca, NY.

Responsibilities of the position include high-quality academic research to be published in leading food and agricultural economics journals and informing applied research directed at external audiences through extension publications and presentations. The position entails 50% of effort directed to research and 50% toward extension activities. The successful candidate is expected to develop a nationally recognized program that integrates problem-solving research and extension. The research should address some of the myriad of issues facing farms and agri-businesses, including, for example, agricultural policy, financial management, labor management, and agro-environmental issues. The successful candidate is expected to develop and raise external funds to support an extension program with national and/or regional reputation, as appropriate. Opportunities to work closely with Cornell Cooperative Extension educators also exist. A minor teaching appointment may be considered in the case of a candidate with an existing extension program.

The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. in agricultural economics, economics, public policy or related field, with a demonstrated research interest in food and agricultural economics.

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business (established on July 1, 2016) combines three Schools: the
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management (Johnson), the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management (Dyson), and the School of Hotel Administration (Hotel School).

Dyson houses a top-ranked undergraduate business program as well as graduate programs that award Ph.D., M.S. and M.P.S. degrees. Areas of faculty research include management; environmental, energy and resource economics; food and agricultural economics; and international and development economics. Faculty members in the Dyson School frequently collaborate with colleagues in Computer and Information Sciences, Economics, Engineering, Natural Resources, and other units on campus.

To be considered for this position, apply at

For full consideration please ensure that your application is complete by December 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Applications received after December 1, 2021 will be reviewed if the position has not been filled.

The following materials are required:
• Letter of interest, with clear indication of position being applied for;
• Curriculum vitae;
• Up to three research papers;
• Three recommendation letters;
• Statement on Contributions to Diversity;
• Statement on extension philosophy and description of any prior extension activity; and
• Any other supporting documents, such as development of extension education materials

Visit the below website for more information on our required statement on contributions to diversity.

Cornell University embraces diversity in all its forms. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We're an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Cornell University actively seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples with its Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium that assists with dual career searches.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/01/2021