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Job Opportunities in ACE

Below are current position listings open in the Department of ACE. To view the full description and submit an application, please visit: http://jobs.illinois.edu.  The University is an AA-EOE.

  • The Clearing Corporation (TCC) Foundation Endowed Chair, Professor, or Scholar in Derivatives Trading

    The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics seeks candidates at the level of Full or Associate Professor to conduct research, outreach, and teaching related to the economics of derivatives trading. The person in this position is expected to provide intellectual leadership through a nationally recognized scholarly program addressing topics such as forward, futures, and options pricing, hedging strategies, risk measurement and management, speculation, clearing, and regulation. Key clientele will include traders, industry representatives, policy makers, and regulators. The position has an important dimension of outreach to industry and policy audiences. Instructional responsibilities will be at a level consistent with the other expectations of the position. 

    Ph.D. in economics, business, finance, agricultural economics or a related field with proven expertise in the economics of derivatives markets. Candidate must meet campus and departmental standards for a tenured appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level and for an endowed Chair, Professor, or Scholar as appropriate, and will be subject to institutional requirements for periodic review and reappointment. Candidate profiles should be created and letters of application and CVs uploaded at http://jobs.illinois.edu. To ensure full consideration applications must be received by November 15, 2016, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.  The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled www.inclusiveillinois.illnois.edu.
    Download the position announcement (pdf)

  • Gardner Endowed Professor/Chair in Agricultural Policy - Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics (ACE) seeks candidates at the Full or Associate Professor level for a research, outreach, and teaching position related to agricultural policy.  The person in this position is expected to provide intellectual leadership by maintaining and strengthening a nationally recognized program in agricultural policy related to Illinois, U.S., and global agricultural issues. Key clientele will include producer, industry, and policy-making groups.  The position has an important outreach dimension to industry and policy audiences. 

    Ph.D. in agricultural economics or related field required.  Candidate must meet campus and departmental standards for a Chair or Professorship holder.  All application materials must be submitted by January 31, 2016.  To view the full description and submit an application, please visit: http://jobs.illinois.edu.  The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled www.inclusiveillinois.illnois.edu.
    Download the position announcement (pdf)

  • Director, Financial Planning Program and Open Track/Open Rank Specialized Faculty, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics is seeking a Director, Financial Planning Program and Open Track/Open Rank Specialized Faculty member with the primary responsibilities including, leadership in planning, instruction, experiential learning and fundraising. As an instructor in the program, teach two to four classes each year in the Financial Planning Curriculum. To view the full description, qualifications and to submit an application, please visit: http://jobs.illinois.edu. Closing date is November 21, 2016. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled - www.inclusiveillinois.illnois.edu.
  • Visiting OUtreach and Communications Specialist, Soybean Innovation Laboratory (SIL), Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics (ACE) is searching for an outstanding candidate who, under the direction of the SIL Principal Investigator and Managed Research Area (MRA) Principal Investigators, will lead and manage the efforts of SIL’s communication platform.  This involves managing the external and internal communications efforts of the SIL research platform to enhance the visibility, impact and achievements of the Soybean Innovation Lab.  This position is a 100% twelve-month, academic professional appointment. All application materials must be submitted by March 24, 2017.  To view the full description, qualifications and to submit an application, please visit: http://jobs.illinois.edu.  The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled www.inclusiveillinois.illnois.edu