Position Announcement: Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics – Consumer Marketing and Demand

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Position: Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics
(9-month tenure-track, 80% Research, 20% Teaching)

Subject: Consumer Marketing and Demand

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: 1) develop a nationally-recognized research program in consumer marketing and demand. This program could include using experimental economics and/or big data techniques to analyze areas such as food and agricultural product marketing, agricultural policies (e.g., food labeling), consumer behavior, food/agricultural product retail prices and pricing strategies, and consumer demand; 2) teach graduate or undergraduate courses in the Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics; 3) publish in high quality disciplinary and multidisciplinary journals; 4) acquire extramural funding; 5) mentor and supervise students; and 6) participate in service activities of the Department, College, University, and profession. The expected start date is January 1, 2023.

Qualifications: Ph.D., or ABD with an expected completion date before January 1, 2023, in agricultural economics, economics, or closely related field; excellent communication skills; ability to work in disciplinary and interdisciplinary teams.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application: To apply, please submit a letter detailing your interest in the position, a curriculum vita, official transcripts, and three letters of reference to https://apply.interfolio.com/108805.

Direct any questions regarding the position to Dr. Karen DeLong, Search Committee Chair, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, kdelong39@tennessee.edu.

Screening of applicants will begin September 15, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

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