Assistant Professor

Employer
Texas A&M University
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
May 24, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics, Education, Curriculum & Instruction
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Agricultural Economics is a large, diverse department with a broad array of programs, faculty, and students focusing on the application of economic analysis to decision problems in agriculture, natural resources, agribusiness, finance, international trade, policy, marketing, and community economics. For more information, visit our website at: http://agecon.tamu.edu. The Department invites applications for a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position (50% teaching, 50% research) with a nine-month academic appointment beginning Spring semester 2023. The Department seeks individuals to contribute the learning and work environment at the Texas A&M Higher Education Center McAllen campus. These individuals also will carry out research in association with the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center located at Weslaco, Texas. These duties will help Texas A&M University to serve Texas and the Nation via education /research in a region that is a critical economic gateway to and from Mexico and all of Latin America. Individuals with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

General Duties and Responsibilities

Provide teaching of undergraduate courses, particularly microeconomics and macroeconomics principles as they apply to several of the following areas: agricultural finance, marketing and sales, agribusiness, management, entrepreneurship, agricultural and food policy, international trade, financial planning, and natural resources. The teaching will be done within the agricultural economics program located on the McAllen campus. The research will cover at least one of the following subject matter areas: (1) production economics as well as data science applications in precision agriculture; (2) water economics as well as environmental sustainability and climate change; (3) international marketing; (4) agribusiness, supply management and logistics; (5) community development; and (6) rural /metropolitan entrepreneurship. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to interface with communities and stakeholders in the Rio Grande Valley and to work on economic issues associated with the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Weslaco. The successful candidate should maintain strong ties with the Department of Agricultural Economics and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the Texas A&M University campus at College Station. The successful candidate is expected to publish in peer-reviewed journals and secure outside funding for research.

Qualifications

Applicants are expected to have a PhD in agricultural economics, economics, business, or related field.

Closing Date:  August 15, 2022              

Anticipated Starting Date: January 1, 2023

Application Instructions

 For full consideration, please submit all application materials through Interfolio by August 15, 2022.  To apply, please create your candidate profile by completing a faculty application at http://apply.interfolio.com/98977.   Apply electronically by sending a cover letter, a current curriculum vita, transcripts and three confidential letters of recommendation requested through Interfolio. Review of applications will begin on August 16, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct any questions to Dr. Rudy Nayga, rudy.nayga@ag.tamu.edu

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environments for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values. The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

 

 

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