Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness

Position ID: 38820
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Ag & Natural Resources
Branch Campus: 
Tifton, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 


Job Details
Title:  Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics/Agribusiness
Department:  Agriculture Department 1000100
Job Category:  Faculty
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Open Date:  02/28/2018

The individual hired will also serve as an academic advisor to students in the department’s programs, assist with student clubs and organizations, participate in administrative and service activities, and work effectively as a member of a faculty team to continually update and improve the content of degree programs in the department. The successful candidate will work with the community and college on initiatives and activities that enhance the student learning experience and community relationships and promote student engagement. The faculty evaluation process addresses teaching/advising, scholarly activity, professional development, and service.

For additional information and to apply, please visit Official transcripts and three letters of reference will be required from finalist.

Review of applications will begin April 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Appointment Date: Aug 1st.

Position Summary:

The Department of Agriculture at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College seeks to hire an Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics/Agribusiness. This is a 10 month, tenure-track position. Applicants must have an educational background in the area of agricultural economics, agribusiness, or agriculture marketing.

Duties include a teaching load of 12 credit hours per semester in courses related to Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Marketing, and Agribusiness Management. Additional teaching assignments will depend on the successful candidate’s areas of interest and expertise.

Required Qualifications:


A Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics or closely related field is required. College teaching experience is preferred, but evidence of teaching ability is required. A strong commitment to working with undergraduate students is a must. A background in agricultural marketing, agribusiness management, and risk management is preferred, but candidates with expertise in any related field will be considered.

The ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing is required. 

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
CIP Discipline Code: 
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Vacancy Status: 

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