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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Economics of Food Supply Chains

Purdue University, Agricultural Economics Department

Job Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Economics of Food Supply Chains
Job Location: W. Lafayette , IN
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Agriculture & horticulture
Business: accounting/economics/finance
Business: other
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-10-06
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Economics of Food Supply Chains
Purdue University

Principal Duties:

The Department of Agricultural Economics is seeking a self-directed, academic-year assistant professor to develop a renowned program of scholarly research and teaching in the area of agricultural and food supply chains.

Topics of interest include: vertical and horizontal relationships among firms in food and agricultural markets; consumer demand for and provision of credence attributes (food safety, environmental sustainability, production processes, etc.); public policies such as labeling or geographic restrictions on production or procurement; information and communication technologies for supply chain organization.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses and advise students. The successful candidate will publish their work in peer-reviewed outlets, attract extramural support for their research program, and engage food and agribusiness leaders and managers. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with a core group of scholars who focus on the economics of food and agricultural markets and food and agribusiness management.

Job Requirements

A Ph.D. in agricultural economics, economics, or a related field.

We seek candidates with a solid grounding in microeconomics, excellent quantitative skills, and research and teaching interests related to the supply chain in food and agriculture. The position requires the ability to communicate effectively with scholars, students, industry leaders, and policymakers alike.

The Ph.D. is required by the start of the appointment.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Send applications to EconJobMarket.org here https://www.econjobmarket.org/postings.php?posid=4597

Your application must include the following: 1) Cover letter, 2) Job market paper or other writing sample, 3) Curriculum Vitae, 4) Graduate transcripts, 5) Contact information for three references. The cover letter must include a short statement describing your research and teaching interests.

The Department of Agricultural Economics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, highlighting past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Please name your application files: LastName.cv, LastName.cover_letter, etc.

A background check is required for employment in this position. Screening of applicants will begin November 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information contact Debby Weber: weberdl@purdue.edu   Job Description posted at: https://ag.purdue.edu/agecon/Pages/Job-Opportunities.aspx

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Debby Weber as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Debby Weber
Purdue University
Dept of Agricultural Economics
403 W. State St., KRAN Bldg.
W. Lafayette , IN 47907-2056
United States
Phone: 7654944205
E-Mail: weberdl@purdue.edu

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