Post-Doctoral Fellow II / III, Agricultural Finance and Livestock Economics (JEL Codes Q14, Q13). To qualify for Fellow III a year or more of relevant industry experience is required. This position will be under the direction of Dr. Ryan Larsen. This is a 12-month, 80% funded position for one to three years, with year two and three being contingent on performance of individual and on securing adequate funding for the position. Position will entail a 50:50 division of effort between research and extension and is available June 1, 2019.
The successful candidate will assist in maintaining and further developing a nationally-recognized extension and applied research program in agricultural finance, livestock economics and risk management. Additional areas of emphasis may include: consumer preferences for meat and rangeland management issues. The candidate will be expected to be a part of a team seeking external funding to support these extension/research programs and to collaborate with other APEC faculty and faculty members in other departments. The successful candidate is expected to publish research results in refereed journals, present research papers at regional and national meetings, develop and write extension fact sheets, and make extension presentations throughout the state of Utah. Teaching opportunities may exist in the department.
+ A Ph.D. in agricultural economics must be completed before beginning employment.
+ Evidence of published research and professional paper presentations are required.
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
+ Prior experience in agricultural finance/credit industry is preferred and is required for the Fellow III level.
Along with the online application, please attach:
1. Letter of Application Please do not attach letter of application, you will be instructed to copy and paste your letter of application in the application.
2. Curriculum Vita to be uploaded to the profile
3. Graduate Transcripts to be uploaded to the profile
Inquiries should be made to Ryan Larsen (435-###-####), or email ...@usu.edu Formal review of applications will begin on March 25, 2019 and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired. AA/EOE
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
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Commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits