Assistant Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 010500 - Agricultural Economics
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
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Department Profile:

Information about the Department of Agricultural Economics at Mississippi State University can be obtained via our web site at

Area of Specialization:

Agricultural Economics

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2018

Tenure Track Status:

Tenure-Track, 9-month position

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include: (1) development of a nationally- and internationally-recognized research program., (2) providing high-quality undergraduate and/or graduate teaching and make significant contributions to the development and growth of our undergraduate majors, (3) advising of undergraduate students, (4) direction of graduate student theses, (5) development of interdisciplinary relationships with scientists in other departments, and (6) securing external research grants and contracts.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in Applied/Agricultural Economics or Economics, with strong quantitative skills. Outstanding oral and written communication skills are required. The successful candidate must be able to develop a nationally and internationally-recognized research program as evidenced by scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals. A willingness and ability to make significant contributions to interdisciplinary research efforts is also preferred.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):

Yes, all but dissertation applicants will be accepted.

Instructions for Applying:

Applications will be received until January 9, 2018 or until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, official transcripts of all university work, and have three professional letters of reference sent to: Dr. Keith H. Coble, Department of Agricultural Economics, Box 5187, Mississippi State, MS 39762.

Inquiries can be emailed to

More information about the Department of Agricultural Economics at Mississippi State University can be obtained via our web site at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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