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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 102944
Title: Open Rank
Functional Title: Open Rank
Category Status: 01-Faculty Tenured
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: AGNR-Agricultural & Resource Economics
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics seeks multiple faculty appointees who will develop distinguished research and teaching programs in one or more of the following areas: agricultural economics, environmental economics, applied econometrics, and applied microeconomics, or related fields. The appointees are expected to develop exemplary research programs that serve the public interest at the state, national, or international level, and teach in the Department’s instructional programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with underrepresented minority students through teaching, mentoring, or administration are especially encouraged to apply.

The positions are nine month tenured or tenure track positions, with rank and salary commensurate with the candidate’s record. The Department has a preference for candidates at the associate professor or professor level with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, research, and publication; however, we will also consider candidates at the assistant level for exceptional applicants.

Our department is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in these areas.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates should possess a doctorate in agricultural economics, economics, or an equivalent field.

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Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:

All candidates must apply online to both 1) https://ejobs.umd.edu and 2) https://econjobmarket.org. At https://ejobs.umd.edu applicants should upload their CV (in PDF format), which should include a list of three references. Additional materials to be submitted through https://econjobmarket.org include a research paper, a statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of recommendation.

Posting Date: 10/02/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 12/09/2017
Physical Demands

Physical demands of a normal office environment.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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