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Position:

Assistant/Associate Professor in GIS & Hydrology
Urban Forestry and Natural Resources
Southern University Baton Rouge

Description:
The Department of Urban Forestry and Natural Resources at Southern University A & M College seeks to fill a 9-month tenure-track faculty position in GIS and Hydrology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The successful applicant will be expected to (1) develop and teach foundation and applied courses and labs at undergraduate and graduate levels in GIS, remote sensing, hydrology, urban watershed management, and geospatial sciences to strengthen the urban forestry curriculum for BS, MS, and PhD programs and graduate certificate program in GIS application in urban forest and natural resources management, (2) obtain external teaching and research funding that will involve both undergraduate and graduate students, (3) advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, (4) commit to excellence in teaching, research and service. Summer research appointment will be available through SUAREC for the first year to ensure the candidate an opportunity to apply for external funding.


Position Available:
8/1/2017

Application Deadline:
4/30/2017

Application:
o apply, submit a completed application package including (1) employment application; (2) a letter of application with concise statements of teaching and research philosophies related to the position; (3) curriculum vitae; (4) three letters of references; and (5) official transcripts of all college or university work to: Dr. Yadong Qi, Interim Department Chair and Graduate Program Director Dept. of Urban Forestry and Natural Resources College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Science Fisher Hall Room 102 Southern University A&M College Baton Rouge, LA 70813 Yadong_qi@subr.edu Phone: 225-771-3535 or 225-771-3427
Dr. Yadong Qi


Email:  Yadong_qi@subr.edu



Position:

Assistant Professor Wildlife Ecology
School of Renewable Natural Resources (RNR) and Bob R. Jones-Idlewild Research Station
Louisiana State University

Description:
This is a 12-month appointment and has primary responsibilities in Extension, Teaching, and Research; responsibilities are allocated as 50% extension, 25% teaching, and 25% research. This position is expected to develop a nationally-recognized, state-wide outreach program, an extramurally-funded research program, and participate in the School’s undergraduate and graduate teaching programs. The successful candidate must be proficient in the use of webinars as an outreach tool, social media, and mobile application development. Collaborations with AgCenter researchers and extension personnel; and with natural resource managers from state and federal agencies and non-governmental conservation groups are expected. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to address issues in wildlife biology with expertise in wildlife habitat management, restoration ecology, and/or wildlife/game species management, population ecology or a related discipline.

Application Deadline:
5/1/2017

Application:
Apply on line at www.lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu by attaching a letter of application, vita, and three letters of reference. Questions about the online system should be directed to the HRM Office at 225/578-2258.
Dr. William Kelso


Email:  wkelso@lsu.edu



Position:

Area Cooperative Extension Advisor – Forestry/Fire Science and Natural Resources

University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR)

Description:
The advisor will: develop an applied research program, evaluate programs, and report accomplishments, results, impacts to scientific and lay audiences; facilitate interactions and information exchange among campus based academics, CE advisors and community stakeholders; develop partnerships and leverage resources to support the sustainability of the natural environments; complement UC ANR’s Strategic Vision, optimizing opportunities that meet the needs of Californians. This position is an academic career-track appointment; a minimum of a master's degree is required, though other advanced degrees are encouraged, in forestry/fire science, wildfire ecology, wood and fiber science or other closely related fields. Incumbent is required to become a California Registered Professional Forester within six years of date of hire. This position will headquarter in Yuba City, located in Sutter County and serve Yuba, Butte and Nevada counties. For more information about these counties, please visit: http://cesutter.ucanr.edu/, http://ceplacer.ucanr.edu/ and http://cebutte.ucanr.edu/ For a full position vacancy

Application Deadline:
5/8/2017

Application:
academic application form, curriculum vitae and university transcripts.
Karen Ellsworth


Email:  kaellsworth@ucanr.edu



Position:

Forestry, Fixed-term Instructor

The Pennsylvania State University

Description:
One-year appointment, 36 weeks; renewable. Responsibilities: Teach some combination of lecture and laboratory courses (24 contact hours per academic year) in Dendrology, Silviculture, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Environmental Policy, and other topics as needed. Advise students in the A.S. degree in Wildlife Technology and provide career guidance. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities. Conduct research that provides opportunities for student learning, including mentoring students in independent study, supervising internships, and field trips. Attend and present research at state and regional conferences and workshops.


Position Available:
8/1/2017

Application Deadline:
5/15/2017

Application:
Applicants are required to apply online and upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to provide a list of references. Application review begins immediately and continues until a suitable candidate is found.
Dr. Mary Mino, Associate Chief Academic Officer, Penn State DuBois Campus


Email:  obc@psu.edu



Position:

Tenure-track Faculty Position in Forest Resources Management
Department of Ecosystem Science and Management
The Pennsylvania State University

Description:
The Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in forest resources management. The position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level, commensurate with experience, on a 36-week academic year appointment, with 75% Extension and 25% research responsibilities.

Application Deadline:
5/15/2017

Application:
Apply online to job 70072 at http://www.psu.jobs. Applications received by May 15 will receive full consideration, though review will continue until the position is filled. Candidates will need to provide a curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, statements of teaching and research experiences and interests, up to three relevant publications, and a list of references.
Margot W. Kaye, Associate Professor of Forest Ecology


Email:  mwk12@psu.edu




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