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Postdoctoral Scholar - W. P. Carey School of Business - Morrison School of Agribusiness

W. P. Carey, ASU
Arizona, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Apr 7, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Agriculture & Animal Sciences
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Morrison School of Agribusiness in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University invites applications for a one-year (12-month),  full-time postdoctoral scholar position starting Summer/Fall 2022, with the possibility of a one-year renewal contingent upon funding and needs of the unit.  This position is available under the supervision of the Director of the Morrison School of Agribusiness.  The postdoctoral scholar will teach courses in food and agribusiness as well as business administration courses serviced by the Morrison School.  The postdoctoral scholar will also conduct independent research consistent with their own research interests in the broad area of food and agribusiness, collaborate with faculty of the Morrison School of Agribusiness, engage in funded research efforts, and support the overall research mission of the unit.

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 contribute to the Morrison School of Agribusiness’ mission in research and teaching.  The candidate will teach two courses per year as assigned by the Director, and be able and willing to deliver excellent instruction at the undergraduate level.  The candidate must be willing to teach in either in-person, online, or hybrid environments.  The candidate must also engage in both independent and collaborate research efforts supporting the Morrison School of Agribusiness. 


Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. from an accredited institution in business administration, agricultural economics, agribusiness, economics or closely related field. Candidates must have degree completed and in-hand by start date.  International applicants are welcome to apply; candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without employer sponsorship. 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Potential for excellence in research and teaching in an area of applied economics or business related to the examination of the food and agribusiness industry such as (but not limited to) food marketing, operations management, risk management, agribusiness finance, food supply chains, policy analysis, data analytics and econometrics, or other related area.
  • Teaching experience in either in-person or online environments.
  • Skills in implementing research, strong econometric and modeling skills, the ability to produce verbal and written communication appropriate for a range of audiences, including scholarly reports and publications.  
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills that foster teamwork and collaboration, the ability to work effectively individually and as part of a large interdisciplinary team, and the ability to coordinate multiple academic projects.
Application Instructions

Application Instructions: The application deadline is May 6, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis for a reserve pool.  Applications in the reserve pool may then be reviewed in the order in which they were received until the position is filled.

This is a paperless search.  Only electronic materials will be accepted.  Formal application must be accomplished through submission of 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) A statement (one-page maximum) addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance W. P. Carey’s commitment to inclusive excellence and 4) two confidential letters of recommendation.  Submit all application materials via Interfolio at  The letter of application should include teaching and research interests and other details on how you meet the qualifications of the position.  For additional information, please contact Cindy Jauch, Business Operations Manager, at 480.727.1531 or

The Morrison School of Agribusiness.  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.  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 Morrison School of Agribusiness supports degree programs at both the undergraduate and Ph.D. level, including the BA Business – Global Agribusiness degree, the BA Business – Food Industry Management degree (both in person and via ASU Online), the Certificate in Food Industry Management and Marketing, and the W. P. Carey School’s Risk Management Certificate.  The Morrison School of Agribusiness also provides a number of courses that service the BA Business – Business Administration degree program, as well as a number of multi-disciplinary degree options and certificates.  Learn more at

W. P. Carey School of Business.  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.  Solutions for the planet mean developing problem-solvers from around the globe.  From our world-renowned faculty representing six continents to thousands of outstanding students who join us every year from around the world, 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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