University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 95879

 

 

Working Title:
Assistant Professor in Agricultural and Applied Economics
Official Title:
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)
Degree and area of specialization:
PhD in economics, agricultural economics, or a related discipline.
Demonstrated excellence in applied econometrics and applied microeconomics.
Commitment to develop an academic program on the economics of agriculture in the United States.
 
  
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
No minimum number of years required.
Principal duties:
Summary:

The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a full-time, tenure-track, faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor with teaching and research focus on the economics of agriculture in the United States. This is an academic (nine-month) faculty appointment.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

Duties:

The successful candidate will conduct research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses (current teaching load is two courses per year), and serve as an advisor to graduate and undergraduate students. Specifically, we seek an agricultural or applied economist with the quantitative and empirical skills needed to contribute to the Department's core missions, who also has interest in pursuing research topics that add to the University's capacity in the economics of agriculture broadly defined. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with a college-wide data science initiative. This position carries a commitment to the three functions of resident instruction, research, and outreach, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to the position and rank.
  Additional Information
 Please contact Professor Paul Mitchell at pdmitchell@wisc.edu with position related questions.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
Requirements:
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

  Employee Class:
 Faculty
Department(s):CALS/AG & APPLIED ECON
Full Time Salary Rate:Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)
Term:N/A
Appointment percent:100%
Anticipated begin date:AUGUST 19, 2019
Number of Positions:1

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION
Application must be received by: NOVEMBER 26, 2018
HOW TO APPLY:
Apply online at "Jobs at UW" (http://jobs.wisc.edu/), under job number 95879. Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online application system.

Click the "Apply Now" button above, to start the application process.

As part of the online application, and in order to be considered for this position, applicants must upload a CV, statement of interest, a graduate transcript, and one to three writing samples (a minimum of one writing sample is required). Contact information for three references will be requested at the time of application.

The deadline for ensuring full consideration is November 26, 2018, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Kathleen Martin-Taylor
Phone: 608-262-8966
427 Lorch St   
Fax: N/A
429 Henry Taylor Hall   
Madison, WI 53706-1513   
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If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:  http://www.oed.wisc.edu/478.htm

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. In the case where there are fewer than five finalists, the names of the five most qualified candidates must be released upon request.  

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.