McGill University Seeks Associate or Assistant Professor (Agricultural Economics)
Posted on February 25, 2022
Associate or Assistant Professor (Agricultural Economics)
McGill University’s Department of Natural Resource Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Agricultural Economics at the Associate or Assistant Professor level. Scale is an important element in analyzing and developing policy alternatives for sustainable development. This position is open to highly qualified agricultural and applied economists who conduct macroeconomic analysis. Preference will be given to candidates with research experience in trade, energy, and the environment. Candidates with research experience in the application of macroeconomics to the Sustainable Development Goals with particular emphases on Sustainable Agriculture, Trade, and Food Security (SDG 2), Renewable Energy from biological feedstocks (SDG 7), Green Growth- SEEA (SDG 8), Climate Change (SDG 13), and Sustainable Production and Consumption (SDG 12) would be an asset. The candidate should have applied quantitative skills in macroeconomic modelling with the ability to incorporate the environment into general equilibrium models. Applied modelling experience in General Equilibrium Modelling, Global Computable General Equilibrium Modelling, Social Accounting Matrices or E3 Modelling is essential.
McGill’s Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is located on the Macdonald Campus, 35 km from downtown Montreal, as described on the university web sites (www.mcgill.ca, www.mcgill.ca/macdonald).
The successful candidate is required to develop a strong externally-funded research program involving the mentoring and supervision of graduate and undergraduate students, teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and be involved in service to the university and scholarly communities.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
The successful candidate must hold a PhD in Agricultural, Environmental or Natural Resource Economics, or a related discipline, and will contribute to teaching and research in the Agricultural Economics Program at McGill. Candidates should have a strong record of research, as demonstrated by peer-reviewed scholarly publications, and experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Interdisciplinary collaboration and post-doctoral research experience are considered to be assets.
Job Classification: Tenure-track
Rank: Associate/Assistant Professor
Job Status: Full-time
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Application Deadline: The position will remain open until filled, but all application materials must be received by March 15, 2022 to assure full consideration.
Applications must be submitted via McGill’s HR system Workday:
Associate/Assistant Professor in Agricultural Economics: Sustainable Macroeconomics (myworkdayjobs.com)
Applying at McGill University - Guide for External Candidates: https://www.mcgill.ca/hr/files/hr/workday_guide_for_candidates_extenal_en.pdf
The following supporting documents are required:
• A cover letter and curriculum vitae
• A research statement that includes achievements and future plans
• Up to three publications in PDF format
• A summary of teaching interests and experience
• The names and contact information of three referees.
COMMITMENT TO EQUITY AND DIVERSITY
McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.
A full description is posted on Workday.