Assistant or Associate Professor of Silviculture – VA Tech

The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track, teaching and research position in the area of intensive silviculture. The faculty member will also serve as the co-director of the Forest Productivity Cooperative (FPC), an industry-university partnership that integrates research, technology transfer, and continuing education in the southeastern US and Latin America. FPC co-directorship represents a partnership between Virginia Tech, North Carolina State University, Universidad de Concepción (Chile), and Universidad de Santa Catarina (Brazil).
• Ph.D. with emphasis in silviculture, with strong promise for developing an outstanding program of teaching, research, and outreach. For Associate Professor Rank, appropriate candidate experience and accomplishments required.
• Forest management experience/training.
• Undergraduate degree in forestry
• Experience in plantation forests
• Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain relationships with industry and/or agency partners.
For a full description of the position and to apply, please go to
Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.
For questions, please contact Dr. Mike Aust at or 540-231-4523.

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