Assistant Professor - International Economics

North Carolina State University

United States

February 10, 2022


Posting Details Posting Number PG191314EP

Internal Recruitment No Working Title Assistant Professor - International Economics Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience Work Schedule Monday - Friday / 40 hours/per week Job Location Raleigh, NC Department Agriculture & Resource Economics About the Department

Agriculture in today's world is a business, whether it be processing and marketing agricultural products, farming, or supplying agricultural inputs. Consumers face a variety of choices that are impacted by policies and regulations, by micro and macro conditions affecting them, and by their individual circumstances and welfare. The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) addresses important issues regarding the management of agricultural and related businesses, the functioning of agricultural markets, the protection and use of resources, the performance of government policies affecting agricultural and related industries, and the impacts of decisions made by consumers with respect to the purchase of food and fiber products.

ARE offers undergraduate major and minor programs in agricultural business management and a concentration in biological sciences business management within the agricultural business management program. At the graduate level, the department offers a Master of Science degree in agricultural economics, and PhD degree in economics. These instructional programs are enriched by faculty members with extension and research activities which contribute to the relevance and thoroughness of the teaching program.

Essential Job Duties

North Carolina State University is located in Raleigh, NC, within minutes of the technology-rich companies of the Research Triangle Park region, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (https:// www. With more than 34,000 students and over 200 degree programs at the bachelor, master, professional and doctoral levels, NC State is the largest four-year institution in North Carolina.

The Departments of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE) in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Economics in the Poole College of Management at North Carolina State University invites applications for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of International Economics. The position will be split 50% Academic Programs and 50% Research. The Assistant Professor of International Economics will hold appointments in both departments. This position is part of an ongoing cross-college collaboration within North Carolina State University, aimed at expanding the area of international economics.

Responsibilities include establishing and maintaining a successful research agenda that produces publications in high-quality peer-reviewed journals; being an effective teacher at the graduate and undergraduate levels; supervising PhD students; and providing service to the department, college and university. Expectations are for the individual holding the position to teach two courses annually, at either the graduate or undergraduate level, depending on departmental needs. Senior assistant professors are encouraged to apply.

Other Responsibilities

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in economics, agricultural economics, or a related field.
  • Other Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching is imperative, and candidates should address their ability to actively engage students based on pedagogical best-practices.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing, and the skill to be an effective teacher in the classroom or other public forums in order to convey understanding.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous teaching experience at undergraduate and graduate level.
  • Previous teaching experience in international economics.
  • Required License(s) or Certification(s)


    Valid NC Driver's License required No Commercial Driver's License required No

    Job Open Date 11/01/2021

    Anticipated Close Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants

    In addition to your application please submit a cover letter, CV, Job Market Paper ( upload as other document 1 ), and the contact information for professional references.

    Position Number 00108887

    Position Type Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.00 Appointment 9 Month Recurring Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Mandatory - Medical Emergencies Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Department ID 118001 - Ag & Resource Economics AA/EEO

    NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you learn of this opportunity?
  • NCSU Website
  • NCSU Executive Search Services
  • Other Online Job Board
  • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
  • Job / Career Fair
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • HERC
  • Professional Journal
  • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
  • Professional Organization
  • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
  • NCSU Employee Referral
  • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
  • Other
  • If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you have, or will you have by date of hire, a Ph.D. degree in economics, agricultural economics, or a related field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Application Materials Required

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Information for References
  • Other Document (1)
  • Optional Documents

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