JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

Mississippi State University

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Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine
Agricultural Economics
Assistant Professor – Precision Agriculture and Spatial Economics

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455411
Date Posted: 03/23/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor – Precision Agriculture and Spatial Economics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Mississippi State, Mississippi, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Agricultural Economics at Mississippi State University is seeking an Assistant Professor to develop a nationally recognized research and teaching program that addresses the economics of precision agriculture systems, and to conduct research related to the collection and use of large scale, high frequency, or high resolution data. The incumbent will focus research in statistical analysis related to agriculture and environmental economics, methodological advances related to analyzing large data sets, and the collection of such data and policy issues underpinning remote sensing, anonymous collection, or shared ownership of data resources. Skills in spatial econometrics are highly desired. This is a 9-month, tenure-track position with an anticipated appointment of 50% Research and 50% Teaching. An earned Ph.D. (or A.B.D.) in agricultural economics, economics, or a related field,is required. Mississippi State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Reference Instructions:
All applicants must complete the online Personal Data Information Form and submit application materials at https:\\ Application must include a letter interest, a curriculum vitae, and contact information of at least three professional references. Additional information can be sent to Dr. Scott Willard, Associate Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; Mississippi State University; Bost Extension Center, Room 201, Box 9760; Mississippi State, MS 39761. Applications will be accepted until a candidate is chosen; review of the candidate pool will begin after April 15, 2016