Research Assistant/Associate Professor-Agribusiness Management
Tennessee State University
August 11, 2018
Posting Summary: The Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at Tennessee State University seeks applicants for a 12 month Full-time Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in Agribusiness Management.
The incumbent will develop a strong, independent, externally-funded and nationally recognized research program in agribusiness management/agricultural economics emphasizing on risk management, price analysis and quantitative decision tools.
The successful candidate is expected to: develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in agribusiness management, both in classroom and online as needed; advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; acquire extramural funding; publish in high quality peer-reviewed journals; support and contribute to program development, student activities, recruitment and placement; work in teams in a multidisciplinary setting; collaborate with extension educators; participate in outreach programs, and develop partnerships with campus entities, private industry, public agencies, and other stakeholders; participate in service activities to support the department, college, university, community, and their profession; and engage in Agribusiness research at the state, regional and national levels.
Internal Number: 220_55892
About Tennessee State University
Tennessee State University is committed to excellence and has been consistently listed in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade. Founded in 1912, TSU is a comprehensive, urban, co-educational, land-grant institution in Nashville, Tennessee. The university has been served by seven presidents, including Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, who is currently serving as our eighth president.TWO CAMPUSESOur Nashville home offers two locations—the 500-acre main campus nestles in a beautiful residential neighborhood along the Cumberland River, and the downtown Avon Williams campus sits near the center of Nashville’s business and government district.