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Assistant or Associate Professor

Urbana, IL Job ID: 1417436

University of Illinois at 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¬ís 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:

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

University of Illinois

Location: Urbana, IL

Category: Professional