JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Agricultural Economics
Livestock Marketing and Risk Management

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455623
Date Posted: 06/13/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Livestock Marketing and Risk Management
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Livestock Marketing
Risk Management
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking candidates for a twelve month, open rank, tenured or tenure-leading faculty position with an appointment of 60 percent extension and 40 percent research.

The position is one of a three-person cluster hire that will focus on production, marketing and risk management decision-making by commercial agriculture and agribusiness firms along with addressing issues in the public sector. The incumbent is expected to develop a high-impact, nationally and internationally recognized extension and research program in the economics of livestock marketing and risk management, including, marketing of livestock under different contract specifications, outlook reports on livestock prices and markets; the use of derivatives, contracts, and insurance as risk management tools; and public policy. The incumbent will seek and establish effective disciplinary and transdisciplinary collaborations, and connect with stakeholders to strengthen extension and research programming.

Requirements include a PhD in Agricultural Economics or related field at the time of hire; ability to communicate effectively with students, stakeholders and other faculty in publications, websites, and oral presentations; strong training in economic theory, and quantitative methods and their application to applied problems; and documented evidence, commensurate with appropriate rank of hire, of excellence in outreach and success in obtaining external funding and publishing scholarly work in appropriate outlets. Preferred requirements include familiarity with the economics of beef and livestock production, management and marketing; demonstrated experience at applying economic analysis to beef and livestock marketing and risk management; record of educational programs for students and/or stakeholders focused on beef and livestock marketing and risk management; experience with building and coordinating extension programs; and exhibited ability to work in teams and provide leadership.

Review of applications will begin on August 17, 2016 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. For more information please contact the Search Committee Chair, Azzeddine Azzam, by calling 402.472.3401 or by email at

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Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 08/16/2016
Application Instructions:
To view the complete position details and apply for this position, go to the UNL Employment web site: Search for requisition number F_160094 and click on “Apply to this job”. Attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and contact information for three professional references.