Jobs With ACE

Assistant/Associate Professor, Agricultural Financial Markets

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Assistant/Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics is seeking to fill a tenure-track position in the area of agricultural financial markets, an essential component of modern commercial agriculture in Illinois and the nation.  The position will be a key component of the Department’s comprehensive and award-winning farmdoc extension outreach program (http://farmdoc.illinois.edu/) and will also have opportunities to engage with the TIAA Center for Farmland Research

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a nationally recognized extension and applied research program in agricultural finance involving interaction with extension clientele in the agricultural finance community and contributions to farmdoc daily (http://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/). The position will also contribute to the Department’s undergraduate programs by teaching one course per year on finance, risk, or other aspects of applied economics.  Ph.D in Agricultural Economics, Consumer Economics, Consumer Finance, Economics, Finance, or related fields is required. All application materials must be submitted by October 15, 2019.  To view the full description and submit an application, please visit: http://jobs.illinois.edu

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Agricultural Marketing

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics
Position Announcement

The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics seeks to fill a tenure-track position in agricultural marketing.  Applications are encouraged from individuals with specialization in one or more of the following: commodity marketing; commodity futures and options markets; agricultural price analysis; agricultural risk management. 

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a nationally recognized research program in agricultural marketing, with particular attention to topics related to the use, pricing behavior, and performance of commodity futures and options markets, collaborate with other faculty and staff in the Office of Futures and Options Research (OFOR), communicate the research results to both peer and non-peer audiences,  teach undergraduate/graduate (two classes per year) classes in agricultural marketing, futures and options markets, agricultural price analysis, agricultural risk management. The position will also have opportunities to contribute to the Department’s comprehensive and award-winning farmdoc extension outreach program (http://farmdoc.illinois.edu/).

Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, Economics, Finance, or related fields is required. All application materials must be submitted by November 12, 2019.  To view the full description and submit an application, please visit: https://jobs.illinois.edu/faculty-positions/job-details?jobID=121154

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO

Assistant/Associate Professor, Economics of Sustainability

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics
Position Announcement

The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics (ACE) seeks to fill a position for an Assistant or Associate Professor in Economics of Sustainability.

This position builds on existing strength in the Department of ACE in environmental and natural resource economics, and is part of an initiative to build a center for the economics of sustainability that includes research related to the environment, agriculture, development, and consumer behavior. The department is particularly interested in hiring someone with methodological skills that are complementary to our existing capacity in econometrics, including methods such as optimization, simulation, or experiments.

Primary Duties include:

  • Develop a nationally prominent research program with publications in leading peer-reviewed scholarly journals and extramural funding
  • Contribute to the department’s undergraduate and graduate teaching programs through teaching (generally two courses per year) and student advising.

Ph.D. in agricultural/applied economics, economics, finance, or related field. All application materials must be submitted by November 20, 2019.  To view the full description and 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 University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO

Assistant/Associate Professor, Data Science in Agricultural Economics

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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences 
Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics
Assistant/Associate Professor

The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics (ACE) seeks to fill a 9-month research and teaching position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor focused on Data Science in Agricultural Economics. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of research using advanced quantitative methods and high resolution (temporal, spatial and/or other cross-sectional unit) data products (a.k.a. “big data”) to address topics dealing with the economics of agriculture. Applied research focused on topics such as precision farm management, risk management, land use, environmental dimensions of production agriculture, or agricultural supply chains is of interest. Strong quantitative skills and experience in a modern open-source programming language (e.g. R or Python) is desired. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the department’s courses and training in data science and data analytics.

Primary Duties include:

•   Develop a nationally prominent research program with publications in leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and attract extramural funding

•   Contribute to the department’s undergraduate and graduate teaching programs through teaching (generally two courses per year) and student mentorship

•   Collaborate with colleagues to address societal problems that require complex quantitative data analysis and modeling

Ph.D. in agricultural/applied economics, economics, or a related field.  To ensure full consideration, candidates should apply by November 20, 2019. To view the full description and 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 University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO