Assistant or Associate Professor of Forestry

By Pau Costa Foundation from Pau Costa Foundation

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The New Mexico Highlands University Forestry Program invites applicants to fill multiple nine-month, tenure-track faculty positions beginning in August, 2020. Of the multiple positions, at least one position is intended to focus on forest health and general forestry subjects, while another is intended to focus on wildlife management and ecology, with other areas of interest to include forest ecology, mensuration, biometrics, and forest soils.

The successful candidates will be responsible for teaching a range of natural resources management courses per academic year; conducting research and scholarship that engage both undergraduate and graduate students; serving the University, professional organizations, and the broader community of natural resources stakeholders; advising Forestry and Conservation Management students; contributing to the modernization and improvement of the Forestry curricula; participating in Forestry Program outcomes assessment; aiding in the maintenance of Society of American Foresters (SAF) accreditation; and establishing and maintaining relationships with industry, tribal, governmental, and non-governmental partners. The preferred areas of specialization to be covered by these positions include forest health, forest entomology, wildlife management, quantitative ecology, but potential areas of specialization for these positions could also include applied forest ecology, forest soils, social sciences, silviculture, and ecosystem services. The positions are not intended be duplicative and diversity in expertise is encouraged. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to participate and receive funding as a researcher embedded within a multi-million dollar National Science Foundation Center for Research Excellence in Science and Technology housed at NMHU which focuses on involving undergraduate and graduate students in forest restoration research across spatial scales in collaboration with our partners.

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