Assistant or Associate Professor- The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics (115589)

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College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Agricultural Law and Policy

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.”

Description: The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics is seeking to fill a tenure-track position in the area of agricultural law and policy.

Responsibilities: The evolving agricultural law and policy environment presents numerous challenges to farmers, policymakers, agricultural and natural resource conservation interest groups, and other stakeholders. The proposed position would contribute to solutions through the development of a research and formal extension program analyzing and addressing these challenges. The position will be a key component of the Department’s comprehensive and award-winning farmdoc extension outreach program (https://farmdoc.illinois.edu), including contributions to farmdoc daily (https://farmdocdaily.illinois.edu).

The successful candidate will be expected to provide intellectual leadership through a nationally recognized research and outreach program addressing issues in agricultural law and policy. The person filling this position also will have instructional responsibilities for two on-campus courses. The individual will also be expected to assist in the continued development of financial support for this program and related programs in the department. Key stakeholders include Illinois Extension, students interested in agricultural law and policy, policymakers, farmers, and agricultural and natural resource conservation interest groups.

Qualifications: J.D. with experience in agricultural and policy-related fields.

Salary/Appointment: Competitive; based on qualifications and rank; 9-month academic year; tenure track or tenured; 40% extension; 20% research; 40% teaching.

Closing/Starting date: To ensure full consideration, apply by June 5, 2019. Starting date is negotiable after close date.

Application and Procedures: To apply, please create a candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a brief cover letter, CV, a sample of written work, a research statement, a teaching statement, and three letters of reference. For general questions about the department see www.ace.illinois.edu or contact Melissa Warmbier, 217-333-8859, [email protected].

Additional Information: Professor. A. Bryan Endres, Chair, Search Committee, [email protected]

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

College Name or Administrative Unit:ACES Category:1-Faculty Title:Assistant or Associate Professor- The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics (115589) Open Date:05/22/2019 Close Date:06/05/2019 Organization Name:Agr and Consumer Economics

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/24/2019
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