Assistant Professor of Practice Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Forester – Oregon State University

The OSU Forestry & Natural Resources Extension program invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Assistant Professor of Practice Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Forester position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Central Regional Director and the Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Program Leader.
This position is located in Redmond, Oregon with service to Deschutes, Jefferson, and Crook counties and the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs. The academic home for this position will be in either the Department of Forest Engineering, Resources, and Management, or the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society within the College of Forestry at Oregon State University.

This individual is responsible for planning, developing, delivering, and evaluating a wide variety of non-formal (off-campus) Forestry and Natural Resources related educational programs for primarily adult audiences in the service area. Providing educational services to other regions of the state will also be encouraged in the incumbent’s area of expertise. Typical audiences include woodland owners, homeowners in the wildland-urban interface, professional natural resource managers such as foresters and forest workers, collaborative conservation groups and watershed councils, policymakers, forest products firms, tribes, youth, and economic development officials. Focus areas include forest health, silviculture, wildlife ecology and habitat management, private forest land management, reforestation, invasive species, wildfire, biomass and bioenergy, water resources, forest productivity, forest restoration, collaborative conservation, and outdoor recreation.

Oregon State University is committed to practicing and delivery of tools for state-of-the-science interaction and engagement of partners and stakeholders.

This individual is required to use modern learning tools, employ and practice engaged scholarship, promote integration of programs across disciplines that are demand-drive and use open source tools that continually align with innovation and shifts in educational program delivery.

Oregon State University and OSU Extension Service are committed to maintaining and enhancing a collaborative and inclusive community that strives for equity and equal opportunity. All employees of OSU Extension Service are responsible for helping to ensure that this commitment is achieved. This commitment includes, but it is not limited to, complying with Civil Rights and Language Access regulations. In addition, this position will design, develop, maintain and/or carry out Extension programs to ensure that all people have equal program participation opportunities.
This position requires a Master’s degree in Forestry, Natural Resources, or a closely related field. Degree must be completed by start date. For additional requirements, please visit the posting.
OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled.

For more information and to apply, visit: Posting #P03606UF Closing Date 03/11/2020

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