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Assistant or Associate Professor in Agricultural Production and/or Agricultural Resource Economics

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Agricultural Production and/or Agricultural Resource Economics
Requisition Number FE02018
Working Title
Department Name 81040:AGR ECONOMICS
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

PhD in Agricultural Economics, economics, or a closely related field with an emphasis on agricultural production and/or agricultural resource economics.

Required Related Experience

The ability to conduct high-level independent research, direct graduate student research, and effectively teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels

Required License/Registration/Certification

N/A

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture is currently recruiting a full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track position in agricultural production and/or agricultural resource economics. This position will have a distribution of effort of approximately 65% research, 30% teaching, and 5% service. The candidate should have an interest in conducting policy-relevant research related to agricultural production economics, agricultural resource economics, or related fields.

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; 4) direct MS and PhD 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.

Qualification include a Ph.D. in agricultural economics, economics, or a closely related field with an emphasis on agricultural production and/or agricultural resource economics. Other qualifications include the ability to conduct high-level independent research, direct graduate student research, and effectively teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills are required as are strong quantitative skills.

Applicants should submit the following:
a cover letter;
full curriculum vitae;
a job market paper (please upload under Specific Request 1)
copies of graduate school transcripts (please upload under Academic Transcript)
the names and contact information for three references. Please include this information when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit references letters within the employment system.

Candidate questions may be directed to Search Committee Chair Tyler Mark at tyler.mark@uky.edu. Applications will be reviewed beginning August 19, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Outstanding written and verbal communication skills are required as are strong quantitative skills

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2019-07-10 Expires: 2019-11-09

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