Assistant or Associate Professor: Forest Ecology/Environmental Science – University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor: Forest Ecology/Environmental Science

Job Type: Faculty

Position Information: The Agriculture Experiment Station (AES), Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Sciences (DAFRS), and the Department of Natural Sciences (DNS) at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, invite applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Forest Ecology. This position is joint between the AES, DAFRS and DNS, and is a nine-month, tenure-track appointment. The anticipated starting date for this position is fall 2021.

University Information: The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) is the 1890-Land- Grant University in Maryland, located in a rural setting on the Delmarva Peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay. The major metropolitan areas of Washington D.C. , Baltimore, MD, and Philadelphia, PA are within easy travel distance.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be primarily engaged in teaching undergraduate courses in the areas of Urban Forestry, Forest Ecology, Forest Wetlands, and Climate Change as well as a graduate course in Biometry, Statistics, or Experimental Design. The faculty is expected to
develop an externally-funded research program in the ecology of human-natural system interactions focusing on forests and forest-associated wetland hydrology, nutrient dynamics, and climate change as a component of UMES’s McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Program. Expectations also include student recruitment and advisement, assessment, and service to the institution. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Classification: 45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations

Required Qualifications: Doctorate in Forestry, Environmental Science, or equivalent degree. Favorable review given to candidates with a strong experience in statistics to support program needs. A commitment to
continuous improvement of assigned courses and laboratories, including design and development of educational support materials.

Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Candidates should exhibit an ability to interact productively with others in a diverse setting and possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

Certifications/Registrations N/A

EEO Statement: UMES is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.

FLSA: Exempt

Salary: Salary and rank is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Posting Number F00117P

Application/Resume deadline:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Resume/Application Process: Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research experience and interest, unofficial transcript
(official transcript will be required once offer is accepted), and three current, professional references to include e-mail address and telephone number. All applicants must apply using the online application system. Please visit to apply. The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Portal | Assistant or Associate Professor:Forest Ecology/Environmental Science | Print Preview 2/2
successful candidate must be able to accept employment in the United States without Employer Immigration sponsorship.

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Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Doctorate in Forestry, Environmental Science, or an equivalent degree?
  2. Documents Needed To Apply
    Required Documents
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Letter of Interest
  5. Unofficial Transcripts
  6. List of References
  7. Statement of research expertise and experiences

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