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The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, internationally recognized as a premier center of excellence in research, teaching, and extension, is seeking applications for a Professor in Cooperative Extension (CE) to join the faculty at the Assistant rank (Assistant Professor of CE) in the field of agricultural economics with a specialization in food supply chains. This is a full time, career-track position in partnership with UC Agriculture and Natural Resources. Professors of CE have many of the same career opportunities and rights and privileges as faculty in the professorial ranks but do not have classroom teaching responsibilities, freeing them to do extension education and applied research with partners throughout California. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct original applied research resulting in information to contribute to the available information surrounding the economic assessment of existing food supply chains including their efficiency and resiliency and their impacts on small- and mid-scale farmers and low-income consumers, and to develop an extension education and outreach program that extends information to toward various clientele (e.g., farmers, market intermediates, consumers, policy makers) including under-served groups.

Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in economics, agricultural economics, or other closely related discipline is required (degree must be awarded by start of position). The successful candidate must have a record that documents productivity in research as evidenced by publications in peer‐reviewed journals.

Appointment Date: This position is available on or soon after December 1, 2022.

Applications: Applications should be submitted on-line at Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, publication list, a statement of research interests and goals, a summary or abstract of the Ph.D. dissertation, copies or links to recent relevant publications, statement of contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion and three letters of recommendation. Additional inquiries should be directed to Dr. Tina Saitone, Search Committee Chair, The position will remain open until filled. To ensure consideration, applications should be received by July 1, 2022.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities

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