SL294053-Fall 2024-FARE*6970 Applied Quantitative Methods for Agricultural Economists

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
Food Agriculture and Resource Economics
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Fall 2024
Number of Available Work Assignment(s) / Sections: 
Level of Work Assignment(s): 
Right of First Refusal (RoFR)
A Sessional Lecturer holds a RoFR (i.e., for a particular course) if they have successfully taught the course in the past six (6) semesters. A SL who holds a RoFR to this course is required to exercise their right by way of the online hiring system. Also see: What is Right of First Refusal (RoFR)?
A Sessional Lecturer Currently Holds a Right of First Refusal for this Course: 
Number of Assignments that Carry the Right of First Refusal: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
Course Name: 
Applied Quantitative Methods for Agricultural Economists
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Projected Class Enrolment: 
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Office Hours
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Invigilating Exams
Required Qualifications
PhD related to field
PhD and expert in course content
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Successful teaching related to field at college or university level
Required competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
The candidate will have substantive knowledge of applied economics in the area of food, agriculture and natural resources, including adequate quantitative methods and econometrics. The candidate will have advanced training in applied economics, practical experience in conducting advanced quantitative analysis, and a good appreciation of the role of economic analysis in understanding processes of policy formation and implementation. Quality and or recent research activity in areas relevant to the course demonstrating knowledge of current developments in course content. The candidate will be expected to prepare and deliver lectures, and interact with students on a group, and one-to-one basis. The course has an enrolment of up to 25 students. Up to 10 hours of lecture, preparation time, and office hours will be required on a weekly basis.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Lecture: F 2:30 PM - 5:20 PM Lab: M 8:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
September 3, 2024 to December 23, 2024
Wages (per semester, per full-load): 
minimum $8,519.05 (effective 2024/25)
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Posting Email Contact:
Hiring Contact Information: 
Cate Mennega, Administrative Officer, FARE -

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