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Position:

Director of Forest Restoration Operations and Biomass Utilization

Northern Arizona University

Description:
The Director of Forest Restoration Operations and Biomass Utilization (DFO) is responsible for the implementation, management, supervision and evaluation of all the ERIís forest operations and biomass utilization programs in accordance with the ERI and NAU strategic plans and annual work plans set out by the organization. As a member of the senior management team, the DFO participates in strategic planning and budgeting initiatives; works collaboratively to develop outreach strategies to meet goals; supports on-going ERI research and outreach on federal, state, tribal, and private lands; and will assist in the development of forest operations and wood utilization innovation strategies. Collaboration and program leadership with all federal and state land management agencies, industry partners, the public, and other affected organizations is paramount in accomplishing implementation of the forest operations and biomass utilization campus at NAU. He/she works within the guidelines, policies and mission of the ERI and Northern Arizona University and will be accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned.

Application Deadline:
8/15/2017

Application:





Position:

Assistant/Associate Professor in Forest Health and Ecology
School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry
Louisiana Tech University

Description:
The successful candidate will be expected to teach, conduct research, and assist in the Schoolís overall mission. Duties will include (1) a major commitment to undergraduate instruction in courses in forest health, ecology, and/or other areas of expertise as needed; (2) developing a focused research program; (3) seeking and securing external funding; and (4) participation in outreach activities. The successful applicant will be expected to build an externally funded research program and work with clients in the region as well as in cooperation with Unit and College faculty. The successful candidate will help recruit and advise undergraduate students, direct graduate students, serve on School, College, and University committees, and participate in professional and/or scientific societies.


Position Available:
12/1/2017

Application Deadline:
8/15/2017

Application:
Email a cover letter summarizing teaching and research interests and philosophy, a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all degrees, and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references to: Dr. Joshua Adams, Chairperson, Forest Health/Ecology Search Committee, School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry, Louisiana Tech University, P. O. Box 10138, Ruston, LA 71272; Voice (318) 257-4457; FAX (318) 257-5061; Email: adamsj@latech.edu.
Dr. Joshua Adams, Chairperson, Forest Health/Ecology Search Committee


Email:  adamsj@latech.edu



Position:

ASSISTANT PROFESSORóNatural Resource Policy and Sustainability
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory
University of Georgia

Description:
This is an academic year (9-month, 0.75-EFT), tenure-track, 0.50-EFT research, 0.25-EFT teaching appointment offered at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position is a split appointment between the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL) (33%) and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources (Warnell) (67%), and is located at the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens, GA. We seek a colleague with teaching and research interests in policy, economics, management, sustainability, or life-cycle assessment of forest and other natural resources. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at least one class in the general area of natural resource conservation at the undergraduate level and one class of the candidateís expertise at the graduate level. The successful candidate will also be responsible for developing a well-recognized research program capable of attracting graduate students and external funding. Candidates must be committed to collaborating with diverse groups within and outside of the University, including students, faculty, state and federal agencies, NGOs, forest landowners, forest products manufacturers, and other private sector entities. The successful candidate will advise undergraduate students, mentor graduate students, serve on Warnell/University committees, and participate in professional/scientific societies.


Position Available:
8/1/2018

Application Deadline:
9/1/2017

Application:
To ensure full consideration, candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, unofficial transcripts of all college-level work, copies of up to three recent relevant publications, and contact information for three references. All applicants MUST apply online at facultyjobs.uga.edu. No paper applications will be accepted.
Bin Mei (bmei@uga.edu), Chair, Natural Resource Policy and Sustainability Search Committee


Email:  bmei@uga.edu



Position:

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Ė FOREST ECOLOGY AND TREE PHYSIOLOGY
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
University of Georgia

Description:
This is an academic year (9-month, 0.75-EFT), tenure-track, 0.50-EFT research, 0.25-EFT teaching appointment offered at the rank of Assistant Professor. Individuals with experience in the broad areas of forest ecology and/or tree physiology are encouraged to apply. Applicants working at the organism, population, or ecosystem scale are welcome with preference for those who work to scale processes to whole ecosystems or landscapes. Responsibilities will include developing an active research program supported by extramural funding, teaching or co-teaching courses related to forest ecology/tree physiology at the undergraduate level (e.g., dendrology or ecology of natural resources), and developing graduate level courses in their area of expertise. It is also expected that the successful candidate will advise and mentor undergraduate professional students, serve on Senior Project/Thesis advisory committees, direct and mentor graduate students, serve on School and University committees, and actively participate in professional and scientific societies. This position reports directly to the Dean of the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.

Application Deadline:
9/15/2017

Application:
All applicants MUST apply online at facultyjobs.uga.edu. No paper applications will be accepted. Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, unofficial transcripts of all college-level work, copies of up to three recent publications, and contact information for 3 references.
Dr. Daniel Markewitz, Chair, Forest Ecology/Tree Physiology Search Committee
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602

Email:  dmarke@uga.edu



Position:

Faculty Position Ė Natural Resource Measurements, Biometrics, and/or Modeling
Department of Forestry, Forest and Wildlife Research Center
Mississippi State University

Description:
Responsibilities will include participation in the Departmentís teaching, research, and service activities. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and/or teach undergraduate and graduate courses consistent with the level of appointment in one or more of the following areas: forest measurements, forest biometrics, environmental measurements, geographic information systems (GIS), and geospatial modeling. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an extramurally-funded research program in quantitative and/or geospatial assessment of natural resources. Appropriate areas of research could include, but are not limited to: resource inventory assessment/analysis, geospatial/statistical modeling, and related quantitative assessments in resource measurements/management. Opportunities exist for research collaboration with the USDA Forest Service and other Federal agencies, state agencies, forest industry, and forest landowners and managers. Rank and Salary: Tenure-track or tenured, full-time, 9 or 12-month appointment.

Application Deadline:
9/15/2017

Application:
Applications must be made through the Mississippi State University Employment opportunities website via the link http://www.msujobs.msstate.edu/ (PARF Number 496011. Applicants should also send (in a single pdf) a letter of application, curriculum vita, copies of transcripts (for all degrees), a brief statement of research and teaching interests, and complete contact information for three professional references.
Dr. Heather Alexander, Chair, Natural Resource Measurements, Biometrics, and/or Modeling Search Committee
Department of Forestry Mississippi State University
Mississippi State,, MS 39762-9681

Email:  heather.alexander@msstate.edu



Position:

Assistant / Associate Professor of Forest Economics & Management
Department of Forestry & Natural Resources
Purdue University

Description:
This is a tenure-track, academic-year position. The successful candidate will be expected to: 1) teach two upper division undergraduate courses (forest economics and forest resources management) and 2) develop a leading research and/or extension program in forest resources management and/or economics that addresses critical issues at the state, national, and/or international levels. The balance of research and/or extension will be negotiated depending on candidateís interest and background. Interdisciplinary collaboration across the departmentís diverse natural resources faculty will be essential. Depending on the candidateís interest, a courtesy appointment in the Department of Agricultural Economics is possible.

Application Deadline:
9/30/2017

Application:
APPLICATION PROCESS: Submit: 1) letter of application; 2) statement of teaching philosophy (2 pages maximum); 3) statement of research and/or extension interests (2 pages maximum); and 3) curriculum vitae that includes a complete publication list and the names and contact information for at least three professional references. Application packets should be emailed to Marlene Mann (mmann@purdue.edu). A background check will be required for employment in this position.
Search Committee Chair, Dr. Mike Saunders


Email:  msaunder@purdue.edu




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