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Assistant Teaching Professor - Agricultural Economics

Iowa State University
Iowa, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title:

Assistant Teaching Professor - Agricultural Economics

Appointment Type:


Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Department of Economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa seeks to fill a term faculty position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor.  The individual is expected to teach undergraduate classes that can be used to meet Agricultural Business and Economics degree requirements, participate in recruiting, advising, and retaining undergraduate majors in Agricultural Business and Economics, and contribute to continuous improvement in pedagogy and curriculum within the program. Outstanding teaching is expected. The position is at least 75 % teaching (including advising), with up to 25% of effort devoted to departmental service and research.  The successful candidate will typically be appointed for a three-year term renewable upon satisfactory performance and subject to budget approval.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

M.S. in Economics, Agricultural Economics or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Economics, Agricultural Economics or related field

Strong training in agribusiness management, agricultural finance, agricultural markets, or related topics

Demonstrated potential for accomplishment in college teaching

Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion as described in a statement of diversity and inclusion efforts


Department/Program & College Description:

The Department of Economics, with approximately 40 faculty, has a long tradition of excellence in education, research, and engagement with the community. Our undergraduate program is the academic home to more than 500 students in three different majors. Our graduate program offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in economics and agricultural economics, and places graduates in vital positions in academia, government, and industry throughout the world. Faculty research covers a broad spectrum ranging from theoretical analyses to applied policy studies, and increasingly including multidisciplinary work conducted in collaboration with experts in many other fields.


The Department of Economics and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences promote an environment of inclusive excellence where all individuals have the opportunity to succeed, professionally and personally. We are committed to recruit and retain diverse faculty, staff, and students, and support several initiatives to enhance diversity, equity, inclusion and work-life balance.


Department Unit/Website:

Proposed Start Date:

August 16, 2022

Proposed End Date or Length of Term:

May 15, 2025


Number of Months Employed Per Year:

09 Month Work Period

Time Type:

Full time

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please complete an electronic application at the Iowa State University website found here:


Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Interest

3) Contact Information Including Email Addresses for Three Referees to Provide Letters of Recommendation

4)  Additional Supporting material (combined in one document): (a) Statement of Teaching Philosophy, (b) Statement of Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

5) Teaching Evaluations and/or other evidence of teaching effectiveness

This position is open until filled.

For guaranteed consideration, please submit applications before October 1, 2021


Original Posting Date:

July 16, 2021

Job Requisition Number:


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