JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024

American Farmland Trust

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Agricultural Economist

JOE ID Number: 2023-02_111471964
Date Posted: 08/01/2023
Date Inactive: 08/28/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Agricultural Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q1 -- Agriculture
Salary Range: $75000 - $105000 Yearly Salary
Full Text of JOE Listing:

American Farmland Trust is the only national organization that takes a holistic approach to agriculture, focusing on the land itself, the agricultural practices used on that land, and the farmers and ranchers who do the work. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, expression or identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.

We are seeking an Agricultural Economist to join our Soil Health Economics Accelerator Team within the Water Initiative. This position will be responsible for improving our Excel-based Retrospective Soil Health Economic Calculator (R-SHEC) Tool and reviewing the calculations used in our Soil Health Case Studies.

This remotely located professional will also contribute to other interdisciplinary project teams. Depending on work experience and interest in taking on a supervisory role, the salary ranges from $75,000 to $105,000.


Higher-level degree(s) in agricultural economics

Strong background in production economics

Expertise in US commodity crop production

Knowledge of soil health practices is a plus.

Authorized to work lawfully in the United States for American Farmland Trust (Unfortunately, AFT cannot sponsor visas)

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Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 01/31/2024