Assistant or Associate Professor in Agribusiness

Position ID: 38500
University of Georgia
Agricultural & Environmental Science
Agricultural & Applied Economics
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
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Position Information

Faculty Rank Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Posting Number 2018_00599F
Official Title Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Working Title Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Agribusiness
Title Code 55194
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Job Summary

This is a 50% research and 50% teaching appointment. The faculty member will be expected to teach three classes per academic year along with advising graduate students and undergraduate student activities (NAMA, Quiz Bowl, etc.). Two of the three classes will be agribusiness finance (one undergraduate level, one master’s level). He/she will also be expected to develop a nationally renowned scholarly program in agribusiness. The desired research/teaching areas include but are not limited to agricultural management and marketing, food and fiber distribution systems, value-added agriculture, and agricultural market structure and performance. Major responsibilities will include: (1) developing a nationally recognized, industry-relevant research program with an effective outreach component (2) publishing research in major agricultural economics and agribusiness/business journals, (3) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, (4) advising undergraduate and graduate students, (5) supporting the Masters of Agribusiness (MAB) program, and (6) securing sufficient grants and contracts to fund graduate students.

To be considered for Associate Professor rank, candidate must meet qualifications for associate professor as stated in the Promotion and Tenure Guidelines of the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics.

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Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, or equivalent terminal degree with a strong emphasis in at least two major business fields (e.g. management, marketing, finance, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications

Strong theoretical and quantitative methods training with excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 01/26/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
Application Procedure: 
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
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Application Deadline: 
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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