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Research Associate/Post Doc.

at University of Arkansas - Fayetteville in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Current University of Arkansas System employees (excluding those at UAMS) including student employees and graduate assistants need to log into Workday on My Apps. Simply enter "Find Jobs" in the Workday search bar to view open positions. All Job Postings will close at 12:01 a.m. CT on the specified Closing Date (if designated). To view the job posting closing date please return to the search for jobs page.If you close the browser or exit your application prior to submitting, the application process will be saved as a draft. You will be able to access and complete the application through "My Draft Applications" located on your Candidate Home page.Type of Position:Professional Staff - Research

 

Workstudy Position:NoJob Type:Regular

 

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Sponsorship Available:YesInstitution Name: Division of Agriculture of the University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas county. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration. As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance.

 

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening. To apply for the position, please click theApply link/button.

 

If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process and require reasonable accommodations, please contact the Division's Office of Inclusion, Access, and Compliance at bbatiste@uada.edu.

 

For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 501-671-2219 or 479-502-9820.Department:AEAB | USDA ARS Research

 

Department's Website:Summary of Job Duties:The primary responsibility is to conduct applied research in farm management related to small farm operations in areas of crops (incl. row crops, energy crops, specialty crops), livestock, forages, weed control and machinery management. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparation of manuscripts and presentations as well as writing grants.Qualifications:

Candidates for this position should have a PhD in Agricultural Economics or closely related field preferred. Candidates should have knowledge of and experience in the following subject matter areas: farm management, microeconomics, and applied econometrics. Excellent writing skills, advanced VBA programming in Excel, and ability to work with large data sets for applied farm management analyses are also essential. Knowledge in Python and C++ programming are desirable as is experience with R, STATA, Eviews, LimDep, or similar econometrics software. The candidate should show initiative in and be comfortable with decision making.

 

Salary Information:Commensurate with education and experience

 

Required Documents to Apply:Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Curriculum Vitae, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title)

 

Optional Documents:Additional Information:

 

Recruitment Contact Information:Tonya Foster, Departmental Administrative Manager, trfoste@uark.edu

 

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.Pre-employment Screening Requirements:No Background Check Required

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture may conduct pre-employment background checks on certain positions for applicants being considered for employment.The background checks may include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check.Required checks are identified in the position listing.A criminal background check or arrest pending adjudication information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absences of a relationship to the requirements of the position.Background check information will be used in a... For full info follow application link.

 

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Job Posting: 3105645

Posted On: Oct 26, 2021

Updated On: Nov 14, 2021