JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2023 - July 31, 2023

Virginia Tech

This listing is inactive.
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Agricultural & Applied Economics
Research Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2023-01_111471484
Date Posted: 02/10/2023
Date Inactive: 07/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q1 -- Agriculture
Data Science
Public Economics
Community Economics
Agricultural Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The College of Agricultural and Life Science’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics ( at Virginia Tech invites applications for an early career, non-tenured position at the rank of research assistant professor with a specialization in Data Science and its application in the social sciences. The position is a 12-month, restricted, calendar-year appointment. The anticipated start date for this position is May 10, 2023.

Required Qualifications:
-Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics, Economics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Public Policy, Management Science, Sociology, Statistics, Engineering, or a closely related discipline.
-Explicit research experience or coursework on the boundary between data science and policy analysis in their major field.
-Record of peer-reviewed publications or advanced working papers relevant to the position description.
-Strong communication and interpersonal skills to work and lead effectively in a public facing, team-based atmosphere.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Proficiency in R, Stata, and/or Python modeling languages.
-Research experience using R or Python.
-Experience working with large structured and unstructured datasets.
-Cooperative Extension experience.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2023