JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023
University of Kentucky
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Lexington, Kentucky, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: R1 -- General Regional Economics
Rural Community Economic Development
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Responsibilities: This is a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-eligible position in the Regular Title Series with an approximate start date of July 1, 2023. The anticipated distribution of effort is 70% research, 25% teaching, and 5% service. The candidate should have an interest in conducting policy-relevant research in regional economics, community economic development, or related fields such as health economics with a particular focus on rural areas of the United States.
The successful candidate is expected to: 1) develop a nationally recognized research program evidenced by publications in leading peer-reviewed scholarly journals; 2) successfully attract external funding to support research efforts, including funding of graduate students; 3) demonstrate a commitment to working with teams of researchers on interdisciplinary research problems including working with the Community and Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky (CEDIK); 4) direct graduate student research; 5) contribute to the multi-functional, land-grant mission of the Department through outreach and engagement efforts with community stakeholders; and 6) exhibit excellence in classroom instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. in agricultural economics, economics, or a closely related field with an emphasis on regional economics and/or community economic development.
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