The Department of Agricultural Economics is committed to improving the economic well-being of the citizens of the state, nation and world by providing educational opportunities and scholarship-based knowledge to encourage life-long learning and economic decision skills related to agriculture, natural resources, and community development. The Department has approximately 24 faculty and two undergraduate degrees: Agribusiness and the Environmental Economics and Management degree. It also offers a M.S. thesis degree and a Masters of Agri-business Management degree (MABM)
Area of Specialization:
Tenure Track Status:
Non-Tenure track 9-month position
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide instruction for designated course(s).
Develop and facilitate curriculum needs for agricultural economics courses.
Calculate and post midterm and final grades, attendance records, and student feedback.
Participate in faculty meetings, join in staff development, and serve on departmental committees.
Hold office hours for student advising.
Coordinate and manage the MABM program
Facilitate interaction between students and agri-business firms in the region
Provide student services assistance.
Other duties as assigned.
Master's degree in agricultural economics, or related field.
ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):
University teaching preferred.
Experience with agri-business marketing.
Leaderships skills to mentor student organizations.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
Successful problem-solving skills.
Ability to deal effectively with students, family members, other employees, and the public.
Instructions for Applying:
All applicants must apply online a www.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and the complete contact information for at least three professional references.
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.