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University of Minnesota

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Department of Applied Economics
Assistant Professor - Food and Agricultural Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468358
Date Posted: 11/05/2021
Date Inactive: 12/15/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor - Food and Agricultural Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q1 -- Agriculture
Food Economics
Agricultural Economics
Applied Economics
Applied Microeconometrics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in food and agricultural economics. The Applied Economics Department has a distinguished record in food and agricultural economics in both research and teaching.

This position includes responsibilities for research, teaching, and leadership related to Food and Agricultural Economics (F&AE) with a strong emphasis in the application of econometric methods to food and agricultural issues. Possible areas of specialization within F&AE include (i) agricultural finance, (ii) agricultural risk management, (iii) the economics of food, health and nutrition, (iv) the economics of food insecurity, and (v) public policy as it relates to the F&AE areas just enumerated. The University of Minnesota has multiple programs of excellence across campus in the areas of agricultural sciences, environment and natural sciences, public health, and public policy with whom faculty in Applied Economics collaborate. The Department offers both graduate (MS and PhD) and undergraduate degrees. Its graduates have gone on to successful careers in academia, research organizations, government, and the private sector.

Candidates must have a PhD, or expect to complete a PhD by the end of August 2022, in Economics, Applied Economics, Agricultural Economics, or related fields. Preferred qualifications include strong training in economic theory and econometrics, an established publication record in food and agricultural economics, evidence of high quality teaching, and a strong commitment to the advancement of diversity and equity goals. The successful candidate will be expected to publish regularly in high quality journals, provide high quality teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, supervise graduate student research, and seek external grant and contract funding.

Applications should be submitted by December 15, 2021 for full consideration. A COMPLETE application will include an application letter, CV, diversity statement, transcript, research paper, and contact information for three references. To view the full position description and application instructions, visit and search for job #344470.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/15/2021