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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
UTIA- Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Posted: 02/18/2019
Assistant Professor of Agricultural & Resource Economics - Farm and Financial Management

Position: Assistant Professor of Agricultural & Resource Economics. This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure track position with a 75% Extension and 25% research appointment.

•Develop and deliver a nationally recognized statewide integrated Extension and researchprogram focused on farm and financial management
•Use traditional and innovated tools to educate a diverse audience including county Extensionagents, area Extension specialists, state and federal agencies, state industry and producer groups
•Acquire extramural funding to support, develop and deliver Extension and research programs
•Publish peer reviewed Extension publications and articles in other appropriate outlets
•Publish in high quality disciplinary and multi-disciplinary journals
•Work with UTIA faculty, including multi-disciplinary teams, MANAGE Program Coordinator,county agents, area specialists and other UT personnel
•Mentor and supervise graduate and undergraduate students
•Provide leadership to state level 4-H programs as appropriate
•Participate in the service activities of the Department, Institute, University and profession

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics or closely related field. The successful candidate will have excellent research, quantitative, and communication skills, a willingness to work in multidisciplinary teams, and an understanding of agricultural production systems.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application: Screening of applicants will begin April 15, 2019 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. To apply, email a current curriculum vita, a 1-page letter describing your interest in, and qualifications for, the position, official transcripts, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Dr. S. Aaron Smith,
Email:, Phone: (865) 974-7476; Fax: (865)974-7484,
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
302 Morgan Hall, 2621 Morgan Circle
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-4518
Effective Date: Position available beginning July 1, 2019.