Assistant Professor, Macroeconomics and Trade
Advertiser: Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University
Field(s) of specialization: International Finance/Macro - Macroeconomics; Monetary
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: 403 West State Street, Krannert Building Room 652, West Lafayette, Indiana, 47907, United States
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2023-08-14
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 2 Mar 2023
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting November, 2022.
Ad text:

Title: Assistant Professor, Macroeconomics and Trade

Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)

Location: West Lafayette, Indiana, UNITED STATES

JEL Classification:

E00 Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics: General

F00 International Economics: General

Q17 Agriculture in International Trade

O11 Macroeconomic Analysis of Economic Development



International Trade

Agricultural Economics

Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with education, training and professional experience

Position description:

The Department of Agricultural Economics invites applications at the level of Assistant Professor. This is an academic year appointment expected to begin August 2023. We are particularly interested in candidates capable of teaching courses in the fields of Macroeconomics and International Trade. Candidates are expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and to supervise graduate students. The expected teaching load is 2-3 courses per year. Potential exists for teaching distance courses. Some research activities should be funded through external grants. The Department has a history of success in acquiring funding from national and international institutions. Incoming faculty are mentored by and collaborate with other faculty and research centers at Purdue.

The position requires a Ph.D. in Agricultural or Applied Economics, Economics, or a closely related field.

The Department: The Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University has 38 tenure track faculty, over 450 undergraduate students across four majors, and over 100 graduate students. The department’s research and education activities are conducted on a wide array of issues that include agribusiness management, sales, experimental economics, industrial organization, decision sciences, development, trade, policy, macroeconomics, production, consumption, and environmental and resource issues.

The College: The Department of Agricultural Economics is an integral part of the College of Agriculture, one of the world’s leading colleges of agricultural, food, life, and natural resource sciences and ranked eighth in the world in the 2022 QS World University Rankings. The College is deeply committed to the three land-grant missions (teaching, research, and extension), to international activities and perspectives that span all missions, and to excellence in all we do. The College has 11 academic departments and includes 302 faculty, 2823 undergraduate students, and 769 graduate students. The College’s current strategic plan can be accessed at .


Applicants must submit a cover letter, current vita, sample of written work, and arrange for the submission of three letters of reference.

Applying for this position is a two-step process.

· Candidates must submit materials to

· Candidates must provide their name and upload their CV at:

· Screening of applicants will begin November 1 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment. For additional information contact Tracy Buck at

Purdue University’s Department of Agricultural Economics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Purdue University, the College of Agriculture and the School of Agricultural Economics are committed to free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values and protects free inquiry and academic freedom.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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