College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Agricultural & Resource Economics

Faculty Employment Opportunities

The department is seeking two tenured/tenure-track faculty members.

1. Position Number 102930 - Research and Teaching

2. Position Number 102963 - Research, Teaching, and Extension

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Title: Open Rank
Position Number: 102930
Category Status: Faculty Tenured/Tenure-Track

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Maryland seeks an appointee at the assistant, associate, or full professor level who will develop distinguished research and teaching programs in one or more of the following areas: agricultural economics, environmental economics, resource economics, development economics, applied microeconomics, or related fields. The appointee must have a Ph.D. in economics, environmental economics, agricultural economics, or an equivalent field. The appointee is expected to develop an exemplary research program that serves the public interest at the state, national, or international level, and teach in the Department’s instructional programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The appointee will typically teach two courses per year. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with underrepresented minority students through teaching, mentoring, or administration are especially encouraged to apply.

The position is a nine month tenure-track or tenured position, with rank and salary commensurate with the candidate’s record. Candidates at the associate professor or professor level must have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, research, and publication.

Our department is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.

Qualifications:
Required –
The appointee must possess a doctorate in agricultural economics, economics, or an equivalent field.

Application:

All candidates must apply online to both 1) https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/64544 and 2) https://econjobmarket.org. At https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/64544 applicants should upload their CV (in PDF format), which should include a list of three references. Additional materials to be submitted through https://econjobmarket.org include a research paper, a statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation. 

Closing Date: Position open until filled. For best consideration apply by November 26, 2018.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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Title: Open Rank
Position Number: 102963
Category Status: Faculty Tenured/Tenure-Track

Position Summary/Purpose of Position: 

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track extension and research faculty position in agricultural or resource economics. The University of Maryland College Park is a Land Grant University and, as a department within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, we have a responsibility to conduct outreach education and applied policy research targeted at a broad array of clienteles, including state and local governments, farm businesses, civic groups, and industry representatives. Examples of issues of current importance to Maryland and our department include (but are not limited to): agricultural policy, food and nutrition, consumer issues, high-value agriculture, direct marketing and entrepreneurship, agricultural and food industry organization, food safety, farm business transition and beginning farmers, risk management, crop insurance, resource-based industries, environmental and conservation policy, climate change, energy, fisheries, water quality, among others. The successful applicant is expected to develop an extension and policy outreach program working with federal, regional, state, and local counterparts in these or related areas. The appointee will also be expected to develop an outstanding applied research program that supports their extension program. To that end, the appointee will provide leadership in designing, coordinating and implementing applied research projects, including collaborative work with other faculty members and/or graduate students in support of those programs, and will disseminate research results through scholarly journal articles, extension publications, workshops, and presentations to both academic and lay audiences. The appointee will be expected to teach one course per year in the department. The position is a nine-month, tenure-track or tenured position at the assistant, associate, or full professor rank with rank and salary commensurate with the candidate’s record. Candidates should possess a doctorate in agricultural economics, economics, or an equivalent field.

Application:

All candidates must apply online to both (1) https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/64545 and (2) https://econjobmarket.org. On https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/64545, the applicant need only upload his or her curriculum vita, which should include a list of three references. On https://econjobmarket.org, applicants should upload the following materials as separate documents: (i) curriculum vita, (ii) a statement of interest about developing an outstanding extension/outreach program supported by applied research and targeted at key audiences in one or more focus areas, and (iii) up to 3 publications and/or research paper(s), including a dissertation abstract for new Ph.D. applicants. Applicants must also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to https://econjobmarket.org. All materials must be submitted in pdf format. Application packages without all required documents may not be considered.

Closing Date: Position open until filled. Apply by November 26, 2018, to be guaranteed full consideration. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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