Monday, 30 September 2019 08:48

Position for an Assistant or Associate Professor in Economics of Sustainability (apply by Nov 20)

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 AssociateProfessor 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.

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

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.

All candidates must hold a Ph.D. in agricultural/applied economics, economics, finance, or related field. Candidates should show potential for a strong research and teaching program in their area of specialization, and have completed their degree before the start date of the appointment. 

Salary is commensurate with experience. Start date is as soon as possible after the close of the search. This position is 100% full time, nine-month, tenure-track appointment.

To ensure full consideration, candidates should apply by November 20, 2019. Candidates may be interviewed before the closing date; however no hiring decision will be made until after that date. To apply, please create a candidate profile at and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a sample of written work, a research statement, a teaching statement and three letters of reference. Applicants who are currently graduate students or post-doctoral fellows must also submit transcripts from graduate program(s).  All requested information must be submitted for your application to be given full consideration. Please contact Melissa Warmbier at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 217-333-8859 with questions.

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

College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences: Assistant or Associate Professor - Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics (122253)
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