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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Agricultural and Consumer Economics
Assistant Professor, Environmental Agriculture

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451026
Date Posted: 09/04/2014
Date Inactive: 12/01/2014
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor, Environmental Agriculture
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Urbana, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
H -- Public Economics
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
agricultural economics, environmental economics
Salary Range: Competitive, based on qualifications and rank
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics (ACE) seeks to fill a position for an Assistant Professor who will teach and study topics pertaining to the environment and agriculture.

The person holding this position will carry out research to identify, quantify, and analyze critical linkages between the environment and agriculture. Topics could include (but not be limited to): the economics of voluntary efforts by industries in agriculture and energy to improve environmental performance and sustainability; optimal design of policies to alter the effects of agriculture on facets of environmental quality; and efforts to quantify and mitigate the potential negative effects of environmental change on farmers and other stakeholders in the agricultural sector. The person filling this position will be expected to: (1) develop a nationally-prominent research program with publications in leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and (2) 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 a related field required. All application materials must be submitted by December 1, 2014. To view the full description and submit an application, please visit: The U of I is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/01/2014
Reference Instructions:
The search committee will request letters of reference after review of application.