Position Summary: The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics seeks an appointee at the assistant, associate, or full professor level who will develop a distinguished program of applied research and public education and outreach (Extension). As a department within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at a land grant university, we have a responsibility to conduct applied research and provide research-based information to audiences at the federal, regional, state, and local levels. Examples of issues of current importance to Maryland and our department include (but are not limited to): agricultural policy, food and nutrition policy, environmental policy, climate change, energy, coastal and marine resources, agricultural and food industry organization, food safety, risk management, resource-based industries, and water quality, among others. The appointee will provide leadership in designing, coordinating and implementing applied research projects, including collaborative work with other faculty members and/or graduate students in support of those programs, and will disseminate research results through scholarly journal articles, extension publications, and presentations to both academic, policy, and stakeholder audiences. The appointee will typically teach one course per year in the department. The position is a nine-month, tenure-track or tenured position at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank with rank and salary commensurate with the candidate’s record.
Qualifications: Candidates should possess a doctorate in agricultural economics, economics, or an equivalent field. Candidates at the associate professor or professor level must have a demonstrated record of excellence in applied research and providing research-based information to a range of audiences.
Application: All candidates must apply online to 1) https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/74599 and also apply to 2) https://econjobmarket.org. Materials to be submitted through both sites include a current CV, research paper, a statement of research interests, a statement of public education and outreach interests, and three letters of recommendation.
Closing Date: Position open until filled. For best consideration, apply by November 18, 2019.
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.