Assist./Assoc. Professor, Rangeland Ecology (2 Positions) – UNR
The Department of Agriculture, Veterinary, and Rangeland Sciences is seeking to fill two faculty positions: Assistant/Associate Professor in Rangeland Ecology & Management; and Assistant Professor in Rangeland Ecology & Management. Both positions are 9-month, tenure-track appointments in the Department of Agriculture, Veterinary, and Rangeland Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). Summer salary is dependent upon availability of research and Extension grants.
We are seeking rangeland scientists/ecologists dedicated to educating, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in rangeland science and related fields. The Assistant/Associate position will consist of teaching, research and extension, while the Assistant position will consist of teaching, research, and service/outreach.
Both positions have anticipated start dates of January 1, 2020.
The University of Nevada, Reno recognized that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.Apply by: 10/16/2019
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Posting # R0118087
Assistant Professor in Water Quality (Extension & Research) – USU
The Department of Watershed Sciences at Utah State University (USU) invites applications for an Assistant Professor (Extension watershed/water quality specialist). This tenure-track, full-time (twelve-month) position is based at the USU main campus in Logan, Utah. Relative emphasis for the position is 60% extension, 35% research, and 5% service. We seek an individual who will develop and promote innovative statewide extension programs in watershed and water quality management and conduct applied research in support of their extension program. Examples of extension and research topics include but are not limited to: identification and management of nonpoint sources of water pollution; watershed monitoring and modeling; remediation of water quality issues including eutrophication and harmful algal blooms; or use of wetlands and riparian zones for water quality improvement in urban, rural or wildland watersheds. The position will start August 2020. Application review will begin October 7, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
The Department includes 16 faculty members with diverse interests in aquatic and wetland ecology, fish biology and management, water quality, biogeochemistry, hydrology, geomorphology, climate science, water resource management, and watershed systems. The Department offers BS degrees in Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences and in Management & Restoration of Aquatic Ecosystems. It offers MS and PhD degrees in Ecology and in Watershed Sciences. The Department is part of the S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources along with the Departments of Environment and Society and Wildland Resources. USU is Utah’s Land Grant University and the Department strongly supports the land-grant tradition of scholarship for the public good in collaboration with the Utah Agricultural Experiment Station, USU Extension, and the USU Ecology Center.
Qualifications: Applicants for the position must have:
- Earned doctorate in water quality research with a degree in environmental science, ecology, civil/environmental engineering, watershed sciences, physical geography, geology, or related discipline.
- Strong background in the hydrologic, ecologic, and/or biogeochemical sciences supporting water quality research and application to planning, management, restoration, and/or environmental protection.
- Record of peer-reviewed publication appropriate to career stage.
- Evidence of extending environmental research to address applied management problems in water quality and strong potential to demonstrate excellence in planning, conducing, and evaluating extension programs.
- Ability to communicate with diverse audiences and stakeholders in a way that effectively informs management and policy.
- Ability to collaborate in an interdisciplinary setting within a watershed context.
Preferred experience includes postdoctoral research, working with state and federal natural resource agencies, and working in an extension context. For further information about the position and to apply, go to https://careers-usu.icims.com/jobs/1917/assistant-professor%2c-watershed-and-water-quality-management-department-of-watershed-sciences/job. For additional questions, contact the search committee chair, Dr. Joe Wheaton (email@example.com).
Logan offers the amenities of a college town and a low cost of living within the Cache Valley metropolitan zone of ~115,000 people (http://www.loganutah.org/visitors/about_logan/index.php). Cache Valley is positioned between the Wellsville and Bear River mountain ranges at the eastern edge of the Great Basin and offers a superb array of outdoor activities minutes from campus. It is immediately adjacent to Forest Service and Wilderness lands and is within a day’s drive of ten national parks. USU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting strong candidates from a diverse applicant pool, including women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities. USU is sensitive to the needs of dual-career applicants and offers competitive salaries with outstanding medical, retirement, and professional benefits.Apply by: 10/07/2019
How to apply:
To apply, go to: https://hr.usu.edu/jobs/
Research Rangeland Management Specialist or Research Ecologist – USDA-ARS
The USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Range and Meadow Forage Management Research Unit located in Burns, OR, is seeking a full time, permanent, Research Rangeland Management Specialist or Research Ecologist, GS-12/13 ($74,596.00 – $115,313.00 annually plus benefits). The mission of this Unit is to provide the scientific basis for sound land and livestock management. Emphasis of the incumbent’s program may include 1) developing practices and strategies for restoring sagebrush plant communities and perennial livestock forage systems, 2) developing effective precision restoration technologies and practices, and 3) developing decision-support tools to enhance restoration of livestock forage production systems and other ecosystem services. This announcement will open 09/23/2019 and will close on 10/14/2019. U.S. citizenship is required for this permanent position.
To view additional details about this position please see announcement # ARS-D19PWA-10570326-CDJ at www.usajobs.gov (link will not be live until 09/23/2019)
USDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.Apply by: 10/14/2019
How to apply:
Please see announcement # ARS-D19PWA-10570326-CDJ at www.usajobs.gov
Assistant or Associate Professor of Animal Science/Ruminant Nutrition – MSU
Assistant or Associate Professor of Animal Science/Ruminant Nutrition
This is an academic year (nine month) tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Department of Animal & Range Sciences at Montana State University. The appointment will be 60% Research, 30% Teaching and 10% Service funded by the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station and the College of Agriculture. For the complete position description and application instructions go to: https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/17576.
Apply by: 09/30/2019
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