Open Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor in Regional/Rural/Urban Economics
Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
The Ohio State University

The Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in Regional/Rural/Urban Economics, with a focus on economic development in rural communities representative of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. We are seeking an individual to develop a cutting edge research, teaching and extension program in regional economics that explores the interactions between local rural and urban communities, industries, policies, and economies.

The appointee will have an academic year (9 month) appointment in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics and is expected to develop and maintain a world-class research program in their field of inquiry, teach 1-2 classes in our undergraduate, masters, and/or PhD programs, and develop a research-based extension/outreach program that includes planned educational activities and translational materials for extension educators addressing local stakeholder needs.

Applicants must possess a PhD in economics, applied economics, agricultural economics, or related field, or expect to complete all degree requirements before August 1, 2020.

Screening of applications begins December 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Complete applications include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, a writing sample and three letters of recommendation.

Application Requirements:
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Job Market Paper
  • Letters of Reference
  • Statement of research, teaching, and extension/outreach interests

Application deadline: 01/31/2020

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:
The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Questions about the position can be addressed to the Regional Economics Search Committee Chair.