Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics: Farm and Financial Management
University or Organization :
University of Tennessee, Institute of Agriculture
State or Territory :
Tennessee
Application Deadline :
May 15, 2017
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics (12 month tenure-track, 100% Extension), Farm and Financial Management
Keywords separated by commas :
Financial, Management, Farm, Extension
Location :
Knoxville, TN
Area, Department or Unit :
Agricultural & Resource Economics
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience
Start Date:
Jul 01, 2017
Description:
Lead, develop, deliver, evaluate, and report a nationally recognized Extension educational program focused on farm and financial management. The successful candidate will serve as Coordinator of MANAGE, a well-established farm and financial planning program that includes nine Area Farm Management Specialists located across Tennessee (http://economics.ag.utk.edu/mang.html). The successful candidate will provide subject matter leadership on topics ranging from utilization and development of decision making tools, short and long range planning and management, farm record-keeping and analysis, farm transition planning, and the economics of alternative production technologies and farming systems. Responsibilities also include recruiting, interviewing, training, supporting, and providing input on performance of Extension Area Farm Management Specialists. The successful candidate will also be expected to: * Plan, direct, support, and lead activities associated with the MANAGE program; * Work directly with and provide leadership to Extension Area Farm Management Specialists; * Work with Institute of Agriculture faculty (including multi-disciplinary teams), county agricultural Extension agents, and other Extension personnel; * Work with industry and producer groups as part of their educational program; * Conduct applied research to support their educational program; * Provide input to, and serve as an educational resource for, regional and/or national groups; * Acquire extramural funding to support, develop, and enhance the educational program; and * Participate in service to the Department, Institute, University, and profession.
Position Category:
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
The University of Tennessee does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of educational programs and services or employment opportunities and benefits. This policy extends to both employment by and admission to the University. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex or disability in the education programs and activities pursuant to the requirements of the title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the educational amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Inquiries and charges of violation concerning Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, ADA or the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) or any of the other above referenced policies should be directed to the Office of Equity & Diversity, 2110 Terrace Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the above address.
Do applicants need to have a driver’s license or be able to provide alternate transportation
to carry out the functions
of this job? :
yes

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level :
Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Economics, or a closely related field is required.
Years of experience :
Travel Requirements:
Other Requirements:
* Excellent communication skills and a demonstrated understanding of agricultural production systems are essential. * In-depth knowledge and understanding of farm and financial analysis tools is desirable.

LINKS

Application URL:
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Christopher Clark
Email :
Phone Number with Area Code :
865-974-7231
Application Instructions :
Screening of applicant credentials will begin May 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, submit a current curriculum vita, letter describing your interest in, and qualifications for, the position, and official transcripts to, and have three letters of reference sent directly to: Dr. Christopher D. Clark, Interim Department Head, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, 302 Morgan Hall, 2621 Morgan Circle, Knoxville, TN 37996-4518 Email: cdclark@utk.edu Phone: (865) 974-7231 Fax: (865) 974-7484 Web Site: http://economics.ag.utk.edu/ Position available beginning July 1, 2017