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Department of Agricultural Economics seeks to fill assistant professor position

The Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The position is budgeted at 60% teaching and 40% research.

The Department has a reputation for excellence in all three functions of the University’s land grant mission (teaching, research, and extension). The successful candidate is expected to be an active contributor to the Department’s teaching and research programs. The Department offers B.S. degrees in agricultural economics and agribusiness, M.S. degrees in agricultural economics and agribusiness, a Master of Agribusiness (MAB) degree, and a Ph.D. in economics with a specialization in agricultural economics. Currently, over 400 undergraduate and 120 graduate students are enrolled in our programs.

Areas of research emphasis may include, but are not limited to, production agriculture, agricultural marketing, agribusiness, resource economics, climate change, energy, risk management, trade, and development. The Department is known for a research program that addresses real-world problems in local and global agriculture and agribusiness. More information on the Department can be found at www.ageconomics.ksu.edu.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on August 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or other non-merit reasons (including employment of disabled veterans and veterans of the U.S. Military).

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Position Opening:Assistant Professor of Agribusiness

The Department of Agricultural Economics seeks to fill a tenure track faculty position. The person in this position will be expected to enhance the Department’s internationally recognized teaching and research program in agribusiness. This position is 40% resident instruction and 60% research. The Department of Agricultural Economics offers B.S. degree programs in agricultural economics and agribusiness, an M.S. in agricultural economics, the Master in Agribusiness (MAB) degree, and a Ph.D. in economics with a specialization in agricultural economics. Faculty members in Agricultural Economics produce nationally and internationally renowned programs to meet its land grant university mission of providing teaching, research, and outreach.

KFMA Extension Ag Economist Position Available

The Kansas Farm Management Association – Northeast Area is hiring an Extension Agricultural Economist.

The division has offices in Holton, Hiawatha and Council Grove, Kan., and provides a farm business analysis educational program to member farm families in a 16-county area. Principal crops are soybeans, corn, wheat, grain sorghum and alfalfa. This is also a livestock intensive area of Kansas. Average farm size is 1,700 acres.

For more information about the position and to learn how to apply, please download the position announcement PDF.