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Assistant/Associate Professor

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Applications received before November 21, 2017 will be given full consideration.

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Posting Number 2017_00393F
Posting Type
Official Title Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor
Title Code 55194
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Salary Range
Job Summary

Spearhead an internationally recognized research program focusing on agricultural, environmental, resource, or development economics. This program should address current and emerging state, national and global issues of significant importance.
Prolific publishing in high-quality academic journals is expected in conjunction with communication of results and expertise to policy makers, industry and other constituencies. Collaboration with other faculty members and the directing of a substantial number of graduate (particularly Ph.D.) students is also expected. All faculty members are responsible for obtaining sufficient extramural funding to support their graduate students and other research expenditures. Teaching appointment will alternate between two and three classes per year and may include a summer course. A strong commitment to the department’s instructional programs and to excellence in teaching and graduate student mentoring is expected of all faculty members.

About the Department: The department has 28 tenure-track faculty positions and
about 275 undergraduate and 70 graduate students. A main goal of the department is
to continue to significantly expand and enhance the quality of its Ph.D. program. Along
with a Ph.D. degree, the department offers master’s degrees in Agricultural and
Applied Economics, Environmental Economics, and Agribusiness, four undergraduate
bachelor’s degrees, and five minors. Additional information about the department can
be found at Interested candidates are
also encouraged to visit the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’
website at and The University of Georgia’s website The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Applied Economics, or Economics is required with strong knowledge of economic theory and quantitative methods, willingness to work in a team environment, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability and commitment to attract significant amounts of external funding. The position is open to highly qualified individuals from all fields within economics. Rank at time of hire will be determined by qualifications from departmental guidelines for promotion and tenure (

Preferred Qualifications
Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 07/05/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  4. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
  5. Unofficial Transcripts
  6. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Writing Sample
  2. Unofficial Letters of Recommendation