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Post Doctoral Fellow - Climate Smart

Clemson University
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 20, 2024

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title: Post Doctoral Fellow - Climate Smart

Department: College: College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences

Location: 138 McAdams Hall, Clemson, SC

Open Date: May 06, 2024


Drs. Silva, Vassalos, Thayer, and Smith at Clemson University are seeking applications for a post-doctoral fellow in agriculture and applied economics with experience in designing, conducting and analyzing surveys and discrete choice experiments. The ideal candidate would have a strong background in econometrics and applied consumer theory to agricultural products.

The successful candidate will work closely with a multidisciplinary team of researchers on the economics of climate smart practices for agricultural commodities and analysis of consumer acceptance and willingness to pay for commodities produced with such practices.

Experience working directly with stakeholders (e.g. producers, local business, restaurants, etc.) groups is a plus. Also, experience with consumer or overall market analysis of leafy greens, peanuts and beef is a plus.

Anticipated start date is Fall 2024 (August 15th, 2024). The appointment will be for one year with options for yearly renewal for up to three years based on performance.


Minimum Requirements:
• A PhD degree in agricultural economics, economics, or closely related field, and
• Experience designing, conducting, and analyzing surveys and discrete choice experiments.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit the following to Interfolio ( by June 5th, 2024:
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. 1 Sample Paper
4. Unofficial Transcripts
5. List of contact information (names, email addresses, and phone numbers) for 3 professional references. Letters of recommendation will be requested for top candidates.
The full consideration date is June 5th, 2024. Review of applications will begin on June 6th ,2024. The position will remain open until filled.
For more information, please contact: Drs. Felipe Silva ( or Anastasia Thayer (

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.


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