University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics
Assistant Professor, International Development - Microeconomics

The University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics invites applications for an Assistant Professor, International Development - Microeconomics. This is a 9-month, 100% time, 50% research and 50% teaching, tenure track appointment.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Applied Economics offers highly ranked programs of study at the undergraduate, M.S., and Ph.D. levels. The Department continues a distinguished tradition of international development in both research and teaching, both in microeconomics and macroeconomics.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The successful candidate for this position will develop a leading nationally and internationally recognized research program related to international microeconomic development with a strong emphasis in the application of quantitative methods and economic theory to address timely and relevant development topics in food, health, agriculture and the environment. The individual will teach undergraduate and graduate courses that might include applied economics and theory, quantitative methods courses, and field courses in areas of international development.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in applied economics, agricultural economics, economics, or closely related field; evidence of potential to develop an outstanding record of scholarly research in the area of international development with applications to issues of food, health, agricultural productivity and the environment; and compelling written and oral communication skills for professional and nonprofessional audiences.

APPLICATIONS/FURTHER INFORMATION: The full position description and application procedure are available at:

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

FURTHER INFORMATION: For further information contact:

Paul Glewwe
Department of Applied Economics
337A Ruttan Hall
1994 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108

Posted 8/19/12