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Tenure Track Associate/Full Prof. and Schrader Chair in Farmland Economics

Purdue University, Agricultural Economics Department

Job Title: Tenure Track Associate/Full Prof. and Schrader Chair in Farmland Economics
Job Location: West Lafayette , IN
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Agriculture & horticulture
Business: accounting/economics/finance
Business: marketing
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-09-27
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Tenure Track Associate/Full Professor and Schrader Chair in Farmland Economics
Purdue University

This individual will assume the newly established Schrader Chair in Farmland Economics. The successful candidate will develop and/or lead a nationally recognized research, Extension and teaching program in the area of farmland economics. Specific areas of interest include farmland markets, values, returns, appraisals and land use. Furthermore, the person holding this chair will create and disseminate relevant knowledge through student instruction, Extension programing, and applied research. We are particularly interested in candidates with records of accomplishment and prominence in land and agricultural economics, demonstrated ability to communicate to diverse student and stakeholder audiences, a vision for national and international prominence in the farmland economics area. The candidate may teach undergraduate and/or graduate level courses and is expected to contribute to graduate student mentorship.

Support for activities of the Schrader Chair come from the endowment provided by generous donors. The successful candidate will leverage these resources to obtain other resources and to amplify the impact of the chair and the university. This position is complementary with existing structures within Purdue’s Department of Agricultural Economics such as the Center for Commercial Agriculture, Center for Food and Agricultural Business, Center for Regional Development, and Space-Health-and-Population Economics graduate program. In addition, Purdue’s College of Agriculture is committed to a broad range of applied agricultural sciences providing ample colleagues in agricultural production and environmental management for multidisciplinary collaboration. There is also the opportunity to participate in the College’s recently launched Digital Agriculture initiative.

Job Requirements

The candidate must have a Ph.D. in agricultural economics, economics, or related field with expertise in economic theory and quantitative methods. This position requires a strong oral and written communication and proven ability to publish high-quality peer-reviewed research. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Post applications to EconJobMarket.org here: https://www.econjobmarket.org/positions/5248.

Applications must include: 1) Curriculum Vitae, 2) Recent research paper or other writing sample, 3) Cover letter of interest that includes a short statement describing the applicant’s vision of impact for Schrader Chair in Farmland Economics and 4) contact information for three references. **Purdue University’s Department of Agricultural Economics is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Please name your application files: LastName.CV, LastName.Coverletter, etc.

Screening of applicants will begin November 8, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position. For information, contact Debby Weber: weberdl@purdue.edu or search committee chair Dr. Kenneth Foster: kfoster@purdue.edu Job Description posted at https://ag.purdue.edu/agecon/Pages/Job-Opportunities.aspx

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Debby Weber as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Debby Weber
Purdue University, Dept. of Agricultural Econokmic
403 W. State St., Krannert Bldg
West Lafayette , IN 47907
United States
Phone: 7654944205
E-Mail: weberdl@purdue.edu

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