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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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Position: Professional Development Officer, Kansas Farm Management Association

Responsibility: Assist in planning and creation of professional development programs and training materials for KFMA Economists in the delivery of the KFMA program to members. Provide support and input to continually improve the value of the KFMA program to the farm families of Kansas.

Date Available: October 20, 2017 and until filled.

The Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA) program has provided a farm business analysis educational program to the farm families of Kansas for over 85 years. Twenty-six KFMA Economist positions in 11 offices provide support to, and work cooperatively with, the more than 2,200 member farm operations.

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Position:  EXTENSION AGRICULTURAL ECONOMIST, KANSAS FARM MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION, NORTHWEST

This is a joint appointment between KFMA NW and K-State Research and Extension.

Responsibility: The foundation of the KFMA program is providing education and consultation to member farms in the area of farm business management with a goal of providing farms with adequate resources to make informed financial, production, and tax management decisions.

Date Available:  Screening of applications will begin on November 10, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a cover letter, resume, email addresses for three professional references, and all official transcripts to assure a review. The starting date is on or after December 4, 2017 and is negotiable with the KFMA, NW Board of Directors and KFMA Executive Director.

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