Assistant Professor of Game Ecology and Management –

The Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture is seeking an assistant professor in the area of Game Ecology and Management.  This is a nine-month, tenure-track appointment with strong potential for summer employment.  The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in the forest wildlife management major concentration in the B.S. in Forestry degree program.  Possible courses to teach include Introduction to Wildlife Management, Forest Wildlife Habitat Management, and undergraduate and graduate electives in the successful candidate’s area of expertise; successful candidate will also participate in a summer field-based course for undergraduate forestry students.  It is expected that the successful candidate will be active in research and contribute to a nationally recognized applied wildlife research program.  This includes advising M.Sc. and Ph.D. students, developing extramural sources of funds, and publishing in peer-reviewed journals.  We seek an individual that can complement existing areas of expertise within the college, particularly in the ecology and management of waterfowl and/or upland game bird species.  Participation in outreach and service is also expected, including involvement with appropriate student organizations in the College.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D., completed by the date of hire, in wildlife ecology, wildlife management, or a closely related field.  Candidates should demonstrate:  (1) a strong commitment to teaching, student advising and professional development; (2) evidence of ability to secure grants and develop and manage a competitive research program; and (3) a publication record, including publications in refereed journals.  Expertise and experience in the study and management of game species is required; expertise in avian ecology and waterfowl and/or upland game bird management is preferred.  A basic understanding of and appreciation for applied forest or range management is strongly encouraged.

Application:  All applications must be submitted online: (1) a letter of application including summary of academic training, professional experience, qualifications, and teaching and research interests related to the position; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) names and complete contact information (including phone and email addresses) of three references; and (4) transcripts of all college or university work.  (Copies of transcripts are acceptable for the application; official transcripts will be required prior to an interview.)  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

For More Information Contact:

Dr. Daniel Scognamillo, Associate Professor and Chair, Faculty Search Committee

Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture

Stephen F. Austin State University

  1. O. Box 6109

419 East College Street

Nacogdoches, TX  75962-6109

Phone:  936-468-5993

Email:  dgscognamillo@sfasu.edu

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