Michigan State University East Lansing,Michigan,United States,48824
Oct 01, 2019Full time
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Production Economics and Farm Management Location : Dept. of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University Appointment: 9-month, tenure system Position Description: This position will provide expertise and leadership in research and extension programing focused on production and farm management economics. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, externally funded, nationally recognized research and extension program. Additional skills such as agricultural finance and optimization methods are welcome. The position will contribute to the research (50%), extension (35%), and teaching (15%) missions of our department. The successful applicant's research and extension program is expected to focus on one or more aspects of the agricultural value chain, and to aid producers and agribusinesses in Michigan and elsewhere. The individual filling this position will have the opportunity to work with multidisciplinary teams of research scientists, extension educators, and stakeholders using integrative approaches to solve important questions facing agriculture today. Scholarship and publication in peer-reviewed journals appropriate to the individual's research focus is required. Teaching responsibilities will include one course and graduate advising.