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Visiting Professor (any Rank) or Instructor of Agricultural Economics
Auburn University

Date Posted Apr. 29, 2019
Title Visiting Professor (any Rank) or Instructor of Agricultural Economics
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
Application Deadline Open unitl filled
Position Start Date August 1, 2019
  • Visiting Prof/Prof of Practice
  • Economics
    Agricultural - General

The Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology seeks a one-year, fixed-term visiting assistant, associate, or full professor (or instructor) of Agricultural Economics. The start date would be July 1, 2019 or August 1, 2019. The department will consider new Ph.D.s, ABDs, and more senior faculty seeking a sabbatical home.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach 4-5 semester-length courses filling department needs and matching the candidate’s abilities, largely or entirely at the undergraduate level. Possible course areas include agribusiness management, marketing, farm management, production economics, econometrics, and computer applications. The final number and type of courses will be determined in negotiation between the successful candidate and the chair of the department. The successful candidate also will be expected to engage in independent and/or joint scholarly work with the department’s research faculty.

Qualifications: For the Visiting instructor, ABD (all but dissertation) status in an agricultural economics or related discipline. Visiting Professor of any rank requires a Ph.D. in agricultural economics or related discipline. Minimum qualifications must be met by the time employment begins. All candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills and must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time this position is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment.

Application Procedures: Applicants should apply online at: Interested applicants should submit (1) Cover letter that includes teaching interests and preparation; (2) curriculum vita; and (3) names, telephone numbers and email addresses of 3 professional references. Any evidence of teaching effectiveness such as student evaluations are optional and can be submitted under "other documentation". Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin after April 30, 2019. A departmental committee will conduct web-based interviews of short-listed candidates. Graduate transcripts will be required for short-listed candidates. The CVs of short-listed candidates will be shared with department faculty members. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Questions about this position should be directed to: Dr. Joshua M. Duke, Chair, email:

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Contact Information

  • Amanda Smitherman
    Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
    Auburn University
    Auburn, AL


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