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Assistant/Associate Professor Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Posted Date
Oct 19, 2022
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FAES | Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

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 or associate professor with teaching and research responsibilities in development economics. Applicants with interests in agricultural productivity, food security, international trade in staple food crops, value chains, trade and food policy, and adaptation to climate change are particularly 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 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. The Department of Agricultural,  Environmental, and Development Economics’ world-class faculty currently serves: 60 PhD students (with fields in environmental, development, regional, and agricultural economics); 15 Masters of Applied Economics students; and 400 undergraduate majors (who obtain a BSc in Agribusiness and Applied Economics or a BSc in Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability, the latter program run in partnership with the School of Environment and Natural Resources).

Qualifications (required & desired):

Applicants must possess a PhD in either agricultural economics, economics, or a related field; or expect to complete PhD degree requirements before August 1, 2023.

How to Apply:

Complete applications include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, a diversity statement, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation only. Applications will be accepted through the Careers at OSU website:

We will begin screening applications on December 1, 2022.

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

Ohio State is focused on enhancing the health and safety of our community. Therefore, the university is requiring every student, faculty, and staff member to be compliant with Ohio State’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement. By the start of employment, all newly hired employees must receive at least the first dose of a two-dose series or a single dose of a one-dose series COVID-19 vaccination. Individuals who choose a two-dose series vaccination must receive the second dose within 45 days of their start date. Proof of vaccination will be required at time of hire.

Candidates may request a medical or religious exemption from the vaccination requirement. Campus employees may also request an exemption for personal reasons. Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, College of Medicine or OSUP Employees are not eligible for personal exemptions. All exemptions are subject to Ohio State’s approval and subject to change, including revocation, due to legal and regulatory requirements.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law. Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.

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