JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

Texas A&M Higher Education Center at McAllen

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Agricultural Economics
Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2022-01_111469359
Date Posted: 05/31/2022
Date Inactive: 07/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: McAllen, Texas, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Full Text of JOE Listing:

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: 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.


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

Texas A&M University is an Equal Employment Opportunity institution.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 08/15/2022
Application Instructions:
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 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,