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Position:

GIS Instructor
The Warner College of Natural Resources
Colorado State University

Description:
The College is seeking a dynamic and committed instructor to deliver superior undergraduate education in GIS and remote sensing to our rapidly growing enrollment of undergraduate students. The special instructor will teach 6 to 7 courses per academic year. Initially the courses will primarily consist of junior (300-level) courses in GIS and Remote Sensing, with potential to teach and develop advanced courses. Initially the division of responsibilities for this position are 80% teaching and 20% service. This distribution may be altered to accommodate changes in college and university policies and goals. However, any changes must be approved by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Dean of the college, following discussion with the special instructor. This is a non-tenure track appointment on a three-year renewable contract. Position will be supervised by the College GIS Program Coordinator.


Position Available:
1/2/2018

Application Deadline:
8/27/2017

Application:
http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/48177
Search Committee Chair Michael Falkowski


Email:  falkow@colostate.edu



Position:

Assistant or Associate Professor in Forest Genetics, Genomics, and/or Metagenomics
School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science
Michigan Technological University

Description:
A nine-month, tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level is available with the appointment starting August 2018. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Responsibilities Research Specific areas of expertise are flexible, but experience in one or more of the following fields is required: 1. Association genetics, population genetics, and/or genomic selection of forest trees, particularly using whole-genome and targeted resequencing data. 2. Application of genomics and functional genomics approaches to questions regarding regulation of gene activity including the roles of transcription factors, chromatin modifications, and small RNAs. 3. Metagenomics of forest ecosystems and symbiotic interactions. We are seeking an outstanding candidate who is excited about working in an interdisciplinary setting and will complement existing faculty research interests and strengths. The candidate is expected to develop a nationally and internationally recognized, externally funded research program involving master’s and doctoral students in one or more of the following areas as pertains to the above expertise: 1. Forest productivity and health. 2. Regulation of wood formation, including chemical and physical properties. 3. Adaptation and response of forest trees and ecosystems to stress, such as regulation of winter bud dormancy, responses to biotic and abiotic stresses, and symbiotic interactions. 4. Responses of forest ecosystems to climate change. 5. Bioenergy and biofuels. Teaching Responsibilities will include teaching forest genetics, genomics, and breeding courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Graduate teaching may also include development of courses in the candidate’s area of expertise that will contribute to the School’s rapidly expanding graduate programs.

Application Deadline:
9/1/2017

Application:
Send curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, names of three references (with telephone numbers, mail and email addresses), a one-page statement of research interests and experience in securing extramural support, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and three selected reprints to: https://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/5683.
Dr. Victor Busov


Email:  vbusov@mtu.edu



Position:

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR—Natural Resource Policy and Sustainability
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
University of Georgia

Description:
This is an academic year (9-month, 0.75-EFT), tenure-track, 0.50-EFT research, 0.25-EFT teaching appointment offered at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position is a split appointment between the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL) (33%) and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources (Warnell) (67%), and is located at the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens, GA. We seek a colleague with teaching and research interests in policy, economics, management, sustainability, or life-cycle assessment of forest and other natural resources. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at least one class in the general area of natural resource conservation at the undergraduate level and one class of the candidate’s expertise at the graduate level. The successful candidate will also be responsible for developing a well-recognized research program capable of attracting graduate students and external funding. Candidates must be committed to collaborating with diverse groups within and outside of the University, including students, faculty, state and federal agencies, NGOs, forest landowners, forest products manufacturers, and other private sector entities. The successful candidate will advise undergraduate students, mentor graduate students, serve on Warnell/University committees, and participate in professional/scientific societies.


Position Available:
8/1/2018

Application Deadline:
9/1/2017

Application:
To ensure full consideration, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, unofficial transcripts of all college-level work, copies of up to three recent relevant publications, and contact information for three references. All applicants MUST apply online at facultyjobs.uga.edu. No paper applications will be accepted.
Bin Mei (bmei@uga.edu), Chair, Natural Resource Policy and Sustainability Search Committee


Email:  bmei@uga.edu



Position:

Assistant Professor of Wildlife Science and Conservation
School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science
Michigan Technological University

Description:
JOB DESCRIPTION: The School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Wildlife Science and Conservation. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position at Michigan Technological University. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: We are seeking a colleague whose research interests are centered on wildlife science and conservation. Of greatest interest would be applicants whose scholarship lies at the crossroads of human-wildlife interactions. Examples of specialties focused at that crossroads may include, but are not limited to, the human dimensions of wildlife, wildlife genetics, wildlife disease, or wildlife behavior. The candidate must have: 1) the ability to teach effectively at the graduate and undergraduate levels; 2) a Ph.D. at the time of appointment; 3) a record of research and scholarship including publications in peer-reviewed journals. Preferred qualifications include experience teaching courses at the undergraduate or graduate level and successful development of competitive externally-funded grants. Candidates that demonstrate interest in diversity or a track record of engaging diverse publics in wildlife conservation would be highly desirable. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) Teaching responsibilities are two undergraduate courses per year and a graduate course every other year (The undergraduate courses would be determined on the basis of what best serves the School’s wildlife program. The graduate course will be on a topic reflecting the candidate’s expertise.); 2) Develop a vigorous, externally funded research program; 3) Advise undergraduate students, and direct and raise funds to support graduate student research at the M.S. and Ph.D. level; 4) Participate in School and University committees; 5) Contribute to the well-being and inclusivity of the wildlife program. The successful candidate will contribute to the School’s vision as a premier, national center of excellence in natural resources and environmental science education, research, and outreach.

Application Deadline:
9/5/2017

Application:
Applicants will apply on line at: http://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/5553. Upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, a one-page statement of research interests and experience in securing extramural support, and a one-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy. The cover letter should explain how you would contribute to the mission and vision of the School and University and how you would contribute to the well-being and inclusivity of the wildlife program. Applicants should also supply the names of three references, along with their contact information and relationship to the applicant. Applicants should submit all of these materials as a single pdf file.
Search Committee Chair John Vucetich


Email:  javuceti@mtu.edu



Position:

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – FOREST ECOLOGY AND TREE PHYSIOLOGY
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
University of Georgia

Description:
This is an academic year (9-month, 0.75-EFT), tenure-track, 0.50-EFT research, 0.25-EFT teaching appointment offered at the rank of Assistant Professor. Individuals with experience in the broad areas of forest ecology and/or tree physiology are encouraged to apply. Applicants working at the organism, population, or ecosystem scale are welcome with preference for those who work to scale processes to whole ecosystems or landscapes. Responsibilities will include developing an active research program supported by extramural funding, teaching or co-teaching courses related to forest ecology/tree physiology at the undergraduate level (e.g., dendrology or ecology of natural resources), and developing graduate level courses in their area of expertise. It is also expected that the successful candidate will advise and mentor undergraduate professional students, serve on Senior Project/Thesis advisory committees, direct and mentor graduate students, serve on School and University committees, and actively participate in professional and scientific societies. This position reports directly to the Dean of the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.

Application Deadline:
9/15/2017

Application:
All applicants MUST apply online at facultyjobs.uga.edu. No paper applications will be accepted. Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, unofficial transcripts of all college-level work, copies of up to three recent publications, and contact information for 3 references.
Dr. Daniel Markewitz, Chair, Forest Ecology/Tree Physiology Search Committee
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602

Email:  dmarke@uga.edu



Position:

Faculty Position – Natural Resource Measurements, Biometrics, and/or Modeling
Department of Forestry, Forest and Wildlife Research Center
Mississippi State University

Description:
Responsibilities will include participation in the Department’s teaching, research, and service activities. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and/or teach undergraduate and graduate courses consistent with the level of appointment in one or more of the following areas: forest measurements, forest biometrics, environmental measurements, geographic information systems (GIS), and geospatial modeling. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an extramurally-funded research program in quantitative and/or geospatial assessment of natural resources. Appropriate areas of research could include, but are not limited to: resource inventory assessment/analysis, geospatial/statistical modeling, and related quantitative assessments in resource measurements/management. Opportunities exist for research collaboration with the USDA Forest Service and other Federal agencies, state agencies, forest industry, and forest landowners and managers. Rank and Salary: Tenure-track or tenured, full-time, 9 or 12-month appointment.

Application Deadline:
9/15/2017

Application:
Applications must be made through the Mississippi State University Employment opportunities website via the link http://www.msujobs.msstate.edu/ (PARF Number 496011. Applicants should also send (in a single pdf) a letter of application, curriculum vita, copies of transcripts (for all degrees), a brief statement of research and teaching interests, and complete contact information for three professional references.
Dr. Heather Alexander, Chair, Natural Resource Measurements, Biometrics, and/or Modeling Search Committee
Department of Forestry Mississippi State University
Mississippi State,, MS 39762-9681

Email:  heather.alexander@msstate.edu



Position:

Assistant Professor Forest Ecology and Geospatial Analytics
Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management
Oklahoma State University

Description:
The Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM) at Oklahoma State University invites applications for a full-time, eleven-month, tenure-track position (60% teaching and 40% research) at the rank of Assistant Professor in Forest Ecology and Geospatial Analytics. The teaching appointment is in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR), and the research appointment is in the Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station (OAES). This position reports directly to the department head.


Position Available:
1/1/2018

Application Deadline:
9/22/2017

Application:
Applications must be submitted online at: https://jobs.okstate.edu (search by keyword req3688) Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter, 2) statement of research interests and philosophy, 3) statement of teaching interests and philosophy, 4) curriculum vitae, 5) academic transcripts, 6) up to three reprints of journal publications, and 7) contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on September 22, 2017, and will continue until a suitable applicant is identified. The position will be filled by January 1, 2018, or as soon thereafter as a qualified candidate is available. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Dr. Rod Will, Chair Search and Screen Committee


Email:  rodney.will@okstate.edu



Position:

Assistant / Associate Professor of Forest Economics & Management
Department of Forestry & Natural Resources
Purdue University

Description:
This is a tenure-track, academic-year position. The successful candidate will be expected to: 1) teach two upper division undergraduate courses (forest economics and forest resources management) and 2) develop a leading research and/or extension program in forest resources management and/or economics that addresses critical issues at the state, national, and/or international levels. The balance of research and/or extension will be negotiated depending on candidate’s interest and background. Interdisciplinary collaboration across the department’s diverse natural resources faculty will be essential. Depending on the candidate’s interest, a courtesy appointment in the Department of Agricultural Economics is possible.

Application Deadline:
9/30/2017

Application:
APPLICATION PROCESS: Submit: 1) letter of application; 2) statement of teaching philosophy (2 pages maximum); 3) statement of research and/or extension interests (2 pages maximum); and 3) curriculum vitae that includes a complete publication list and the names and contact information for at least three professional references. Application packets should be emailed to Marlene Mann (mmann@purdue.edu). A background check will be required for employment in this position.
Search Committee Chair, Dr. Mike Saunders


Email:  msaunder@purdue.edu




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