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Assistant Professor of Agricultural & Resource Economics- Farm and Financial Management
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Date Posted Feb. 18, 2019
Title Assistant Professor of Agricultural & Resource Economics- Farm and Financial Management
University University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN, United States
Department Agricultural and Resource Economics
Application Deadline Apr. 15, 2019
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2019
  • Assistant Professor
  • Economics
    Agricultural Extension
    Agricultural - General

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 research program focused on farm and financial management
  • Use traditional and innovated tools to educate a diverse audience including county Extension agents, 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.

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.

  • The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Aaron Smith
    Agricultural and Resource Economics
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    302 Morgan Hall
    2621 Morgan Circle
    Knoxville, TN 37996
  • 865-974-7476
  • 865-974-7484


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