Assistant Professor, Forestry & Natural Resources / Geomatics – College of the Redwoods

 College of the Redwoods is currently recruiting for the following faculty position:

·         Assistant Professor, Forestry & Natural Resources/Geomatics – Eureka

This position is for a full-time, grant-funded, non-tenure track Assistant Professor in Forestry and Natural Resources based at the Eureka campus. The Forestry and Natural Resources / Geomatics Assistant Professor will develop and implement a Geomatics Certificate and teach a and wide variety of Forestry and Natural Resource courses that may include, but are not limited to: Introduction to Surveying, Introduction to Geospatial Concepts, Introduction to Remote Sensing, Introduction to GIS, Introduction to Surveying, Introduction to Natural Resources Inventory Techniques, Introduction to Wildland Fire, and Watershed.

Additional responsibilities will include aiding in all necessary steps to gain Society of American Foresters (SAF) accreditation, curriculum development, assessment, establishing relationships with industry partners, and hosting community advisory meetings. Teaching assignment may include night and weekend work, teaching via on-campus, online, and hybrid, and in synchronous and asynchronous course-delivery modalities. Anticipated start date for this position is Fall 2022.

Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s degree in Forestry or Natural Resources with at least one degree from an SAF-accredited institution.
• Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Geomatics, or related disciplines.
• Experience working in a hand-on, collaborative education environment.
• Knowledge of GIS and Spatial Analysis software as well as other discipline specific technology.
• Interest and expertise in applying remote sensing, geographic information systems, data collection, analysis and modeling to natural resources management questions.
• Interest and ability in obtaining the Registered Professional Forester license in California.

Education and Experience
Minimum Requirement: Any bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience, or any associate’s degree and six years of professional experience.
Commitment to teaching diverse student populations, including first-generation college students, low-socioeconomic students, and racially minoritized students.
College of the Redwoods values all members of our community and strives to create a diverse, nurturing, honest, and open environment.
CR is committed to equal employment opportunity in its employment and encourages applications from underrepresented group members.

Application Process
Apply online at:
You will need the information listed below to complete the online process. Submit required attachments as a pdf.

Letter of introduction expressing interest in the position and describing the candidate’s qualifications for the position.

Professional résumé or curriculum vitae.

Transcripts of all college degrees and courses (unofficial is sufficient for application, official copies will be required of the successful candidate.)

A statement of Teaching Philosophy.
Incomplete application packets will not be forwarded for consideration by the Selection Committee.

Selection Process
All applications will be reviewed by a representative screening committee.
Selected candidates will be invited to appear for a personal interview at College of the Redwoods. Some financial assistance will be available to assist finalists with travel expenses related to interviewing.

Application Procedures
All documents included in your application file become the property of the College and will not be returned. Your file for this opening will not be considered for future openings. New documents must be submitted for each opening.

To be included in the first review, the applicant must complete the application process on-line by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the closing or first review date. The district reserves the right to keep this position open until filled.

If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call Human Resources.

Medical, dental and vision insurance is provided by the District for all fulltime employees and their dependents. Faculty also receive sick leave and personal holidays. Retirement benefits are administered through CalSTRS.

Office of Human Resources
7351 Tompkins Hill Road
Eureka, CA 95501-9300
phone 707.476.4140
fax 707.476.4421
job line 707.476.4598

Application and more information is available online at or contact:
Invites applications for
Assistant Professor,
Forestry & Natural Resources / Geomatics
Location Eureka Campus
Closing Date February 13, 2022
Annual Salary Range $55,317 – $72,257

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