Assistant Professor in Applied Economics and Policy
Location: Ithaca, New York
Tenure Track or Tenured
Internal Number: 170503
Assistant Professor in Applied Economics and Policy Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management Cornell SC Johnson College of Business Cornell University
The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor in one or more of the following areas: agricultural policy, risk and natural resource management, agri-food sector labor issues. The position will be housed in our Applied Economics and Policy area, specializing in Food and Agricultural Economics, with an intended start date of July 1, 2022. The position will be based in Ithaca, NY.
Responsibilities of the position include high-quality academic research to be published in leading food and agricultural economics journals and informing applied research directed at external audiences through extension publications and presentations. The position entails 50% of effort directed to research and 50% toward extension activities. The successful candidate is expected to develop a nationally recognized program that integrates problem-solving research and extension. The research should address some of the myriad of issues facing farms and agri-businesses, including, for example, agricultural policy, financial management, labor management, and agro-environmental issues. The successful candidate is expected to develop and raise external funds to support an extension program with national and/or regional reputation, as appropriate. Opportunities to work closely with Cornell Cooperative Extension educators also exist. A minor teaching appointment may be considered in the case of a candidate with an existing extension program.
The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D.in agricultural economics, economics, public policyor related field, with a demonstrated research interest in food and agricultural economics.
The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business (established on July 1, 2016) combines three Schools: the
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management (Johnson), the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management (Dyson), and the School of Hotel Administration (Hotel School).
Dyson houses a top-ranked undergraduate business program as well as graduate programs that award Ph.D., M.S. and M.P.S. degrees. Areas of faculty research include management; environmental, energy and resource economics; food and agricultural economics; and international and development economics. Faculty members in the Dyson School frequently collaborate with colleagues in Computer and Information Sciences, Economics, Engineering, Natural Resources, and other units on campus.
For full consideration please ensure that your application is complete by December 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Applications received after December 1, 2021will be reviewed if the position has not been filled.
The following materials are required:
Letter of interest, with clear indication of position being applied for;
Up to three research papers;
Three recommendation letters;
Statement on Contributions to Diversity;
Statement on extension philosophy and description of any prior extension activity; and
Any other supporting documents, such as development of extension education materials
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