Thursday, January 10, 2013
EMPLOYMENT: North Carolina State University Assistant/Associate Professor in Development Economics
NC State seeks an assistant/associate professor with expertise in development economics and related areas. The new faculty member will be expected to develop a research program centered on issues related to the development and use of genetically modified organisms in low-income nations. She/he will contribute to the NSF-funded graduate training program titled Genetic Engineering and Society: The case of transgenic pests (Information on this program is available at http://geneticengsoc.ncsu.edu/), and will assist in developing a broader interdisciplinary Center for Genetic Engineering and Society.
It is anticipated that the selected candidate will be hired within the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ARE). Teaching, research and mentoring responsibilities will be allocated evenly between the needs of the home department and the interdisciplinary GES program. A detailed Statement of Expectations will be developed for the incumbent to insure that faculty roles and evaluation procedures are clear.
Deadline: January 15, 2013