The Department of Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Agriscience Education at North Carolina A&T State University is seeking candidates for a 12-month, position of Research Associate with a track record of work on social science issues relating to agriculture (in general), food, and rural/urban communities. Prospective candidates are also expected to provide operational leadership within the Department's Analytical Survey Laboratory, to provide knowledge of qualitative and quantitative methods with applications of big data analytics, and to provide analytic expertise to expand the Department's research portfolio.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University's College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) has a rich history of innovation and application of cutting-edge technology. From our pioneering Laboratory Animal Science and Landscape Architecture programs to our award-winning Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Research programs, our faculty and staff serve today's needs while keeping an eye on the future. With programs and expertise in such areas as biotechnology, agricultural and biosystems engineering, natural resources management, waste management, and food microbiology, the A&T College of Agriculture grows concurrently with the demand for qualified graduates. Our four academic departments are the Department of Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Agriscience Education; the Department of Animal Sciences; the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences; and the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Design. Within these departments, students will find a myriad of opportunities for classroom learning, research and fieldwork. Through our Agricultural Research Program and our Cooperative Extension Program, we are able to research issues of importance to North Carolina and provide research-based outreach training to citizens across the state and around the world.
Internal job number: 009050
-Master's in relevant Agricultural Economics, Applied Economics, Rural Sociology or Related Social Science -Curriculum vitae should reflect evidence of extra training in data science, advanced qualitative and quantitative methods; skills in developing and delivering instructional material -Evidence of skills in the application of relevant software
PhD. in Agricultural Economics, Applied Economics, Rural Sociology or Related Social Science and at least three years of experience working with and applying advanced computational, simulation, and experimental techniques in a social science context
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