JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017
The Ohio State University
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Columbus, Ohio, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
business or applied economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics (
The appointee will have an academic year (9 month) appointment in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics with competitive salary and benefits package and is expected to develop and maintain a world-class research program in their field of inquiry, teach in our undergraduate, Master's, and/or Ph.D. programs, and develop an appropriate outreach program.
This position is part of cluster of four new hires in the Department focused on sustainable resource management in the 21st century. The position is partially funded by a Discovery Theme Initiative ( at the Ohio State University. The successful candidate will be among approximately 30 new hires university-wide in a highly collaborative interdisciplinary Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation ( that includes more than 50 existing faculty and many external partners seeking transformational solutions for resilient, sustainable and global food security.
Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in economics, agricultural economics, business or an applied economics field. Interest in developing or working in collaborative multidisciplinary research teams, and experience with teaching and mentoring members of underrepresented groups is preferred.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received before March 1, 2017 will receive priority consideration. Complete applications include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests in addition to a statement of experience and/or philosophy addressing teaching and mentoring members of underrepresented groups, and the names of three references. Applications should be submitted to Dr. Ian Sheldon ( .
The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
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