Assistant Professor - Agribusiness

Position: Agribusiness

Rank: Assistant Professor


The Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University are currently seeking a tenure-track assistant professor with teaching and research responsibilities in agribusiness.  Applicants with interests in agricultural markets and marketing, finance, supply and demand analysis, industrial organization, international trade or agricultural and food policy, that complement a primary interest in agribusiness are encouraged to apply.

The appointee will have an academic year (9 month) appointment in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics 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 three classes in our undergraduate, masters, and/or PhD programs.

The Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics ( is a premier 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 80 PhD students, 20 M.S. students and 500 undergraduate majors in four programs: A top-rated Ph.D. degree with fields in Environmental, Development and Regional Economics; an M.S. 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 agribusiness, business, agricultural economics, applied economics, economics, or related field, or expect to complete all degree requirements before August 1, 2016. 

Application Instructions:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received before December 1, 2015 will receive priority consideration. Complete applications include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, a writing sample and three letters of recommendation.  

Applications should be submitted through Econ Job Market:  Inquiries or questions about the position can be directed to the Agribusiness Search Committee Chair at

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.