POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Position Vacancy: The Clearing Corporation (TCC) Foundation Endowed Chair, Professor, or Scholar in Derivatives Trading.
Description: The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics seeks candidates at the level of Full or Associate Professor to conduct research, outreach, and teaching related to the economics of derivatives trading. The person in this position is expected to provide intellectual leadership through a nationally recognized scholarly program addressing topics such as forward, futures, and options pricing, hedging strategies, risk measurement and management, speculation, clearing, and regulation. Key clientele will include traders, industry representatives, policy makers, and regulators. The position has an important dimension of outreach to industry and policy audiences. Instructional responsibilities will be at a level consistent with the other expectations of the position.
Position: The position is defined as a full time nine-month, tenured appointment in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in economics, business, finance, agricultural economics or a related field with proven expertise in the economics of derivatives markets. Candidate must meet campus and departmental standards for a tenured appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level and for an endowed Chair, Professor, or Scholar as appropriate, and will be subject to institutional requirements for periodic review and reappointment.
Salary/Appointment: Competitive; based on qualifications; 9-month academic year; tenured. The starting date will follow the position announcement deadline for full consideration and is negotiable.
Application Procedures: Candidate profiles should be created and letters of application and CVs should be uploaded at http://jobs.illinois.edu. To ensure full consideration applications must be received by November 15, 2016, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants may be interviewed before closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. For further procedural information, candidates may contact Melissa Warmbier, 217-333-8859, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Information: For further information, contact Bryan Endres, Chair, Search Committee for TCC Foundation Endowed Chair, Professor, or Scholar in Derivatives Trading, at email@example.com.
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