Open Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics and Policy
Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
The Ohio State University

The Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE) in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Science at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position. The incumbent is expected to develop an innovative research, teaching, and outreach program focused on the economics of agriculture and agricultural policy.

The appointee will have an academic year (9 month) appointment in AEDE ( with competitive salary and benefits package and is expected to develop and maintain a world-class research program in their field of inquiry, and teach the equivalent of two to three classes in our undergraduate, masters, and/or PhD programs. The appointee is also expected to contribute to developing a visible department-wide outreach/extension program focused on explaining the impacts of agricultural policies to local, state, national and international audiences.

AEDE is a highly diverse department of applied economics that values excellence in research, teaching and outreach to fulfill our departmental commitment to the land-grant mission of The Ohio State University. AEDE’s world-class faculty currently serves 60 PhD students, 20 Masters students and 500 undergraduate majors in four programs: A top-rated applied economics Ph.D. degree; an M.S. and Masters in Applied Economics degree; a B.S. major in Agribusiness and Applied Economics; and in partnership with the School of Environmental and Natural Resources, a rapidly growing B.S. major in Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability.


Applicants must possess a PhD in agricultural economics, applied economics, economics, or related field.

Application Instructions:

Application review will begin Sept 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and the names of three references.

Applications materials should be submitted to the Agricultural Economics Search Committee Chair at Questions about the position can be directed to Brian Roe at or 614-688-5777.

The full position description is located at, until September 1, 2019.

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.