Research Assistant Professor in Global Economic Analysis
Advertiser: Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University
Field(s) of specialization: Environmental; Ag. Econ. - International Trade
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: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Target date for applications: 1 Sep 2023
Application deadline: 31 Jan 2024 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 31 Jan 2024
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Research Assistant Professor in Global Economic Analysis

Date Available: September 2023

Principle Duties: The Center for Global Trade Analysis maintains an active research program in global economic issues including topics ranging from agricultural trade, to energy policy, climate change impacts and mitigation, land use, nutrition, food waste, and poverty analysis. As a member of the Center, this individual will develop an internationally recognized research program in global economic analysis in conjunction with the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP). S/he will be expected to publish, supervise graduate students, and lead international research projects, as well as contribute to the ongoing development of the GTAP data base and teach in the Center’s instructional program. S/he will also be expected to seek and obtain external competitive grant support.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. in economics, agricultural, or environmental economics, and will have substantial research experience in global economic analysis – including a solid foundation in applied general equilibrium modeling of policy issues and experience working with large-dimensioned, global economic data sets.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is competitive and commensurate with education, training and professional experience, and an excellent fringe benefit package that includes retirement program, medical, and life and disability insurance.

The Center: The Center for Global Trade Analysis, housed in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University, is the home of the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP), a global network of researchers and policy makers conducting quantitative analysis of international policy issues. For more information on the Center’s activities, visit:

The College: The Department 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 number 5 globally in the 2023 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 689 graduate students. The College’s current strategic plan can be accessed at .

Application Procedure:

Applying for this position is a two-step process.

· Candidates must submit materials to

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

Your application to must include a short statement describing research, teaching and outreach/policy interests, graduate transcripts, a writing sample, contact information for three references, and curriculum vitae. Purdue University, the College of Agriculture, and the Department 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 free inquiry and academic freedom. Screening of applicants will begin September 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.

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Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Other material (in one file) (optional)
  • Cover letter
  • Video presentation of job market paper (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 3
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