The Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation (FEC), at Clemson University is seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with a specialization in quantitative forest science.
The position is a 9-month appointment with responsibilities in teaching (50%) and research (50%). The anticipated starting date is August 2019. Clemson is an R1 Land-Grant university situated in the Piedmont of South Carolina, immediately adjacent to the Blue Ridge Mountains. The 17,500 acre Clemson Experimental Forest is contiguous with campus and provides abundant opportunities for research and teaching. Forests currently occupy 67 percent (13 million acres) of the land area in South Carolina, and the state’s forest industry has an economic impact exceeding 21 billion dollars annually.
This position is critical to supporting our SAF-accredited forestry curriculum. Undergraduate courses that will be taught include Forest Mensuration, Forest Biometrics, and part of Natural Resources Measurements. Additional undergraduate classes may be assigned as appropriate. The candidate may also develop and teach a graduate level course in their area of specialty. Advising of undergraduate students and participation on departmental committees is expected. The successful candidate is expected to develop a collaborative, extramurally funded research program in the field of quantitative forest management and science, in areas such as growth and yield, forest inventory, and big data in forestry and natural resources. The research program should focus on issues relevant to forest industry as well as family forest owners. The publication of results in peer-reviewed, high-quality journals and the supervision of graduate students are expected.
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