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Department of Agricultural Economics

Employment Opportunities

The K-State Department of Agricultural Economics hires and retains expert faculty and professional staff who are committed to advancing the departmental mission of improving economic choices and management decisions through teaching, research, and extension.  When positions become available, we strive to select the best and brightest to contribute toward serving our various constituents, including individuals, families, farms, businesses, communities, organizations, and policy makers.

Position Announcements:

Position: Assistant Professor, Agricultural Economics, 9-month appointment, tenure-track.

Responsibility: The Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University seeks to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in risk management, grain marketing, or related fields. 

Date Available: January 1, 2018 or until filled.

The Department has a reputation for excellence in all three functions of the University’s land grant mission (teaching, research, and extension). The successful candidate is expected to be an active contributor to the Department’s teaching and research programs. The Department offers B.S. degrees in agricultural economics and agribusiness, an M.S. degree in agricultural economics, a Master of Agribusiness (MAB) degree, and a Ph.D. in economics with a specialization in agricultural economics. Currently, over 470 undergraduate and 120 graduate students are enrolled in our programs.

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This is a joint appointment between KFMA SE and K-State Research and Extension
Kansas Farm Management Association, Southeast (KFMA SE), with offices in El Dorado, Chanute, and Ottawa, Kansas, provides a farm business analysis educational program to member farm families in a 20 county area. Principal crops are soybeans, corn, wheat and hay/forage. This is also a livestock intensive area of Kansas. Average farm size is 2,200 acres.

Location: El Dorado, Kansas

APPLICATION DATE: Screening of applications will begin on August 11, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter, resume, three reference letters, and all official transcripts to assure a review. The starting date is on or after September 11, 2017 and is negotiable with the KFMA, SE Board of Directors and KFMA Executive Director.

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