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Assistant Professor of Regional Economics and Rural Development

Title: Assistant Professor of Regional Economics and Rural Development

  • Employer: The Ohio State University (Department of Agricultural, Environmental & Development Economic)
  • Location: United States
  • Position Type: Assistant Professor
  • Deadline: Mar 31, 2018

  • Job Description:

    The Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University is currently seeking a tenure-track assistant professor with teaching, research and outreach responsibilities in regional economics and rural development. Applicants with specific interests in poverty, inequality, entrepreneurship, education, labor migration, or other topics relevant to rural development are encouraged to apply.

    The appointee will have an academic year (9 month) appointment in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics with competitive salary and benefits package and is expected to develop and maintain a world-class research program in their field of inquiry, and teach the equivalent of two to three classes in our undergraduate, masters, and/or PhD programs.

    The Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics ( is a premier department of applied economics that values excellence in research, teaching and outreach to fulfill our departmental commitment to the land-grant mission of The Ohio State University. AEDE’s world-class faculty currently serves 80 PhD students, 20 M.S. students and 500 undergraduate majors in four programs: A top-rated Ph.D. degree with fields in Environmental, Development and Regional Economics; an M.S. degree; a B.S. major in Agribusiness and Applied Economics; and in partnership with the School of Environmental and Natural Resources, a rapidly growing B.S. major in Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability.


    Applicants must possess a PhD in economics, applied economics, agricultural economics, or related field, or expect to complete all degree requirements before August 1, 2018.

    Application Instructions:

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received before December 1, 2017 will receive priority consideration. Complete applications include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, a writing sample and three letters of recommendation.

    Inquiries or questions about the position can be directed to the Regional Economics Search Committee Chair at

    Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

    The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

  • This position has closed. Applications are no longer accepted.