AAG Open Forum

  • 1.  Ph.D. Assistantships

    Posted 11 days ago

    Ph.D. Assistantships in Agricultural/Applied Economics, Tuskegee University Tuskegee University, an 1890 land-grant university founded in 1881. Dr. Rui Chen is seeking motivated candidates for Ph.D. positions in IPPD/Agricultural/Applied Economics starting in Fall 2024. Learn more about Dr. Chen's work on her webpage (www.tuskegee.edu/programs-courses/colleges-schools/caens/... Dr. Chen's Research Areas: 1. Experimental/Behavioral Economics 2. Resource and Environmental Economics 3. AI/Machine Learning Application in Agricultural Economics In 2022, she obtained (i) Outstanding Young Professional Award from COSBAE, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA), and (ii) Excel Faculty Fellowship 1890 Universities of Foundations. Since the end of 2022, she has received funding from the United States Department of Agriculture, 1890 Universities of Foundations, USGS, United States Policy Center, etc. Assistantship Benefits:

    • Annual stipend of at least $30,000

    • Full coverage of tuition and academic conference fees Candidate Requirements:

    • Bachelor's or Master's degree (preferred) in Agricultural Economics, Statistics, Business, Finance, Social Sciences, or a related field.

    • Self-motivation, dedication, and capability for independent learning and working.

    • Experience in statistics, econometrics, or research.

    • Proficiency in statistical software (e.g., Stata, R, Python, SAS).

    Application Process: Interested candidates should send their resumes, all academic transcripts, publications if any, and TOEFL/IELTS scores (for international students) to rchen@tuskegee.edu. Please include your undergraduate GPA and rank in your CV. The email subject line should read: "Ph.D. Application-Fall 2024."

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