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Assistant Professor, Agribusiness, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

Arizona State University at Tempe
Tempe, Arizona
Depends on experience
Posted Date
Aug 24, 2023

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
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Employment Type
Full Time

The Morrison School of Agribusiness in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank starting Fall 2024.

The W. P. Carey School of Business values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment.  We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

Essential Functions: The candidate must develop and maintain a nationally and internationally recognized research program focused on addressing business and economic issues in the food industry and agricultural economy, teach related undergraduate and graduate level courses, contribute to curriculum and program development, advise graduate and honors students, and participate in professional and university service. Appointment is a nine-month tenure track position.

The Morrison School of Agribusiness located at Arizona State University’s Polytechnic Campus is a unit within the nationally-ranked W. P. Carey School of Business. As the only named school of agribusiness in the country, our mission is to educate and prepare agribusiness leaders for the world marketplace, create and disseminate use inspired knowledge, and develop solutions for global food and agricultural issues.

The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is one of the largest business schools in the United States with more than 15,000 students and 100,000 alumni worldwide. From our world-renowned faculty representing six continents to thousands of outstanding students who join us every year, the W. P. Carey School welcomes diversity and encourages global thinking. The W. P. Carey School is internationally recognized for its leadership in business education, groundbreaking research and innovation, and renowned faculty, making us one of the top-ranked business schools in the country. Learn more at

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy, and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 70,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. 

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Minimum Qualifications: 1) A Ph.D. in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Business Administration, Economics, or closely related field from an accredited institution.  ABD candidates must have degree completed by the position start date.  2) Evidence of a research interest in an area of agribusiness that supports the Morrison School of Agribusiness mission. 

Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated teaching experience in either face-to-face and/or online environments; academic interest in teaching courses related to food and agricultural policy, food supply networks, and food and agribusiness marketing; willingness to seek competitively-funded research; willingness to work in multidisciplinary teams to address business, economic, and policy issues facing domestic and global food supply chains and the natural resource sectors critical to the global food system; expertise in the use of quantitative methods such as but not limited to applied econometrics, operations research, big data analytics, or other methods; a demonstrated interest in using quantitative analysis in addressing various problems in the food and agribusiness value chain; willingness to engage with the food and agribusiness industry and contribute to executive education programs.  


Application Instructions

The application deadline is December 1, 2023.  Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool. Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed every two weeks thereafter until search is closed. Only electronic applications will be accepted via Interfolio at

Formal application must be accomplished through submission of 1) a cover letter that addresses the applicant’s qualifications and interests in the position, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research outlining applicant’s research interests and goals, 4) a teaching statement discussing applicant’s teaching interests and philosophy, including teaching evaluations (if available), and 5) names and contact information for three professional references.  For additional information please visit the Morrison School of Agribusiness website at, or contact Hilda Olsen, Business Operations Manager, Morrison School of Agribusiness, W. P. Carey School of Business at 480.727.1531, email: .


  Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 

A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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