Assistant/Associate Professor, Human Dimensions of Coupled Natural-Human Systems
Assistant/Associate Professor, Human Dimensions of Coupled Natural-Human SystemsContact: Steve Archer Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Type: Full-time, Tenure-Eligible Faculty
The School of Natural Resources and the Environment (http://snre.arizona.edu/) at the University of Arizona seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-eligible position emphasizing the human dimension and decision making of coupled natural-human systems. Societies are facing unprecedented environmental challenges to their well-being due to myriad anthropogenic effects on ecosystems including the loss of biodiversity; climate change; over-exploitation of water, wildlife, and other natural resources; invasive species; and habitat fragmentation. As the state’s land-grant institution with integrated research-education-outreach programs, the successful candidate will (1) conduct research that will help us understand and anticipate the nature of these challenges in arid and semi-arid settings; (2) contribute to collaborative decision-making processes for natural resource governance and policy that spans local to global scales, and natural to social sciences and (3) train diverse scientists, land and wildlife managers, citizens, and decision-makers to address the challenges that confront society and the ecosystems that support us.
The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, collaborative, and externally funded research program that emphasizes arid and semi-arid systems, that engages diverse disciplines from natural to social sciences, that contributes to the human dimension components of wildlife & fisheries ecology, conservation biology and rangeland ecology courses in our curriculum and that promotes and enhances cultural diversity, particularly in areas underrepresented in the discipline.
How to apply:
See uacareers.com (posting F20894) for a more detailed overview and application procedures. Review of applications will commence April 10, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Start date negotiable. Direct questions to Professor Steve Archer, Chair of the Search Committee (email@example.com) or (520) 626-8791.
Wetland Wildlife Conservation Delivery Biologist
Wetland Wildlife Conservation Delivery BiologistContact: Anna Kerr Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Type: Full -time
Salary: $Up to $50,000 per year plus health and retirement benefits (as funding allows). Salary will be based on education and experience.
This position is part of a collaborative effort between the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV), U.S. Fish and Wildlife (USFWS), Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Harney Soil & Water Conservation District (HSWCD) and Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) to further conservation delivery of NRCS Conservation Implementation Strategies (CIS) and other working lands conservation programs in southeast Oregon. The position will provide technical assistance to NRCS for implementing the Working Lands Habitat Conservation for Waterfowl CIS. The primary goal will be marketing and delivering Farm Bill conservation programs to livestock producers, flood-irrigators and private landowners. This position will be administered by the IWJV and key funding partners. The successful applicant will be an employee of the HSWCD, one of the position funders. HSWCD, established in 1972, is a municipal subdivision of government housed within the NRCS office. The SWCDs mission is to conserve, protect, and develop soil, water and other related resources for the economic and environmental benefit of the people of Harney County.
Daily guidance will be provided by the Harney County NRCS District Conservationists (DC). A team comprised of contributing partners will provide additional oversight and leadership.
To view the full job vacancy announcement please visit:
How to apply:
Send a resume and three references with contact information.
Email: Send application materials to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org_by the application deadline.
Livestock & Range Advisor – UCANR
Livestock & Range Advisor – UCANRContact: LeChé McGill Email: email@example.com
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $Commensurate with experience
POSITION PURPOSE: The Cooperative Extension (CE) advisor for livestock and range will conduct a locally-based extension, education and applied research program that will focus on livestock production and marketing, forage production, food safety related to livestock practices, and water and soil conservation and quality.
- Develop and implement effective UC ANR Cooperative Extension applied research and educational programs to address the identified priority needs of the clientele that are consistent with ANR’s Strategic Vision and ANR initiatives http://ucanr.edu/sites/StrategicInitiatives/
- Conduct and report regular comprehensive needs assessments to identify priority issues or problems relevant to the local clientele groups being served.
- Conduct applied research designed to solve locally relevant problems and monitor change.
- Disseminate useful, science-based information to inform clientele, using extension methods that are responsive to clientele needs and appropriate for the audience and situation.
- Maintain and promote UC ANR CE’s credibility and visibility by participating in professional organizations and collaborating with government agencies, commodity groups, allied industry groups, policy makers and other organizations by providing independent science-based information and leadership.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A minimum of a master’s degree is required, though advanced degrees are encouraged, in disciplines such as animal science, rangeland management or other closely related fields. Incumbent is required to become a Certified Rangeland Manager within five years of date of hire; see http://casrm.rangelands.org/HTML/certified.html. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are required. The ability to build partnerships and to work with multidisciplinary teams to address production and environmental challenges is required. Experience in applied research and extension is preferred.
SALARY: Beginning salary will be in the Cooperative Extension Assistant Advisor Rank and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications. For information regarding Cooperative Extension Advisor salary scales, please refer to the University of California website: http://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/250093.pdf If the successful candidate is currently a UCCE advisor with indefinite status, the candidate will be offered the position commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications with eligibility to retain such indefinite status.Apply by:04/17/2017
How to apply:
For full position vacancy announcement and UC application, please visit our website at http://ucanr.edu/Jobs/Jobs_990/. For full consideration, application packets should be submitted in their entirety no later than April 17th, 2017 to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to position AP#17-06. For questions regarding this position, please contact LeChé McGill at email@example.com
Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor
Livestock & Natural Resources AdvisorContact: Kim Ingram Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $Commensurate with experience
The Area Cooperative Extension (CE) advisor for livestock and natural resources will conduct a multi-county based extension, education and applied research program that will focus on livestock production including nutrition, grazing management, genetic selection, reproductive efficiency, and sustainable range and pasture management and production. The natural resource component of this position will focus on developing effective solutions to issues relating to commercial livestock production systems and natural resource issues such as water quality, rangeland health, wildlife habitat, and public lands management. The primary service area for this position is Plumas and Sierra Counties but the CE advisor will also respond to clientele inquiries and deliver science-based information to clientele in Butte County.
The CE advisor will facilitate interactions and information exchange among campus based academics, CE advisors and community stakeholders. The CE advisor will develop and implement education and applied research programs addressing important issues at the interface of livestock production systems, natural resources management, and watershed health. A thorough and practical understanding of livestock production, irrigated pasture and range management will be required in order to develop an effective program.
The CE advisor will develop and conduct applied research and demonstration projects that evaluate livestock, pasture, and range management practices and strategies that maximize production efficiency while enhancing rangeland resources, wildlife habitat, and water quality. Other research opportunities include riparian protection, livestock grazing systems, and animal nutrition to sustainably produce livestock. CE advisors disseminate appropriate, science-based information to inform clientele, using extension methods that are responsive to clientele needs and appropriate for the audience and situation.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A minimum of a master’s degree is required, though other advanced degrees are encouraged, in disciplines of such animal science, rangeland management or other closely related fields. Demonstrated relevant course work, training, and practical experience in both animal science and pasture management preferred. The ability to build partnerships and to work with multidisciplinary teams to address production and environmental challenges is required. Experience in applied research and extension is preferred. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are required. Incumbent is required to become a Certified Rangeland Manager within five years of date of hire; see http://casrm.rangelands.org/HTML/certified.html.
SALARY: Beginning salary will be in the Cooperative Extension Assistant Advisor Rank and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications. For information regarding the CE advisor salary scales, please refer to: http://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/250093.pdfApply by:04/17/2017
How to apply:
To be considered, applicants must electronically submit the following four components of the Application Packet to ANRacademicsearch@ucanr.edu:
- Cover Letter
- ANR Academic Application Form— from the ANR website at: http://ucanr.edu/academicapplication
Please include a list of potential references. If you are selected for an interview, the search committee will contact the references you listed on the UC ANR application form (a minimum of four (4) and a maximum of six (6) names, current addresses, phone numbers and email addresses). Please do not send letters of reference.
- CV or Resume
- College Level Transcripts: Only electronic transcripts or legible photocopies of original transcripts will be accepted.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Assistant Professor/Wildlife Ecologist-SDSU
Assistant Professor/Wildlife Ecologist-SDSUContact: Alexander Smart Email: email@example.com
Job Type: Full-time, 9 month tenure track
Salary: $Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Assistant Professor/Wildlife Ecologist, Department of Natural Resource Management, South Dakota State University (Brookings, SD). Job responsibilities include developing a collaborative, extramurally-funded research program with an emphasis in ecology and life histories of wildlife to inform and benefit current issues and future management practices. For a full listing of the responsibilities and qualifications, and to apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position 0008757 and follow the electronic application process.Apply by:04/01/2017
How to apply:
To apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position 0008757, and follow the electronic application process. Deadline to ensure full consideration is April 1, 2017. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. For questions on the position contact, Search Chair Professor Alexander “Sandy” Smart Ph.D. at (605) 688-4017 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. SDSU actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. SDSU is an AA/EEO employer.
Undergraduate Program Coordinator & Academic Advisor – CSU
Undergraduate Program Coordinator & Academic Advisor – CSUContact: Dr. Paul Meiman Email: email@example.com
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $$45,000-$48,000, commensurate with education and experience. This is a 12-month appointment that includes benefits.
The Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship is one of five academic units in the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University. The mission of the Department is to promote interdisciplinary stewardship of rangelands and forests by creating and communicating knowledge to students, land managers, policy makers, scientific peers, and the public. The Department has active programs of teaching, research, and outreach.
The Department is seeking an Undergraduate Program Coordinator & Academic Advisor who will embrace the mission of the Department and facilitate its undergraduate programs. Recipient must have:
- An M.S. or M.A. degree completed by time of appointment.
- Proven program or project management experience working in an academic setting.
- Proven ability to communicate professionally, both written and oral.
- Proven ability to facilitate multiple projects in a highly organized manner.
- Proven ability to develop and maintain communication materials and databases.
- A degree in Natural Resources or a related discipline.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively advise and mentor undergraduate students on degree requirements, course selection, University policies and University resources available to them.
- Experience developing comprehensive, long-range marketing and communications strategies.
- Experience assisting with management of undergraduate programs including helping faculty members with course and curricular changes.
- Experience with coordination of special events (e.g. workshops, student events, or conferences).
- Experience collecting, analyzing and summarizing data for reporting and program development purposes.
- Interest in, and demonstrated commitment to, interacting with students and their families.
- Demonstrated ability for creative problem solving.
- Experience working collaboratively in teams of academic faculty members or scientists.
- Demonstrated commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusion.
- Proficiency with the MS Office Suite.
- Serve as an advisor to Natural Resources Management, Forestry and Rangeland Ecology degree students.
- Coordinate and work closely with the Department’s Academic Support Coordinator and other departmental staff on a number of tasks, including but not limited to:
- Serving as Department representative to incoming and prospective students and their families;
- Serving as Department representative at University Orientation Programs;
- Assisting students with short-and long-term academic planning;
- Developing a continuous advising relationship with students.
- Serve as lead instructor and facilitator of NR193 FRS First Semester Seminar.
- Support undergraduate students and faculty by utilizing University resources and processes; technology; and advising platforms and networks.
- Take initiative to work effectively, both independently and on teams, with strong attention to detail.
- Applicant must have a strong work ethic, a willingness to serve in a broad variety of roles as needed, and dedication to the mission of the Department.
- Work with the Department Head to communicate the final course schedule for each semester to classroom scheduling.
- Coordinate with WCNR and FRS Communications Staff to maintain and update program and curriculum related materials.
- Implement intentional plans for the Department to engage students and faculty in discipline-related mentoring, professional development and advising.
- Serve on committees as assigned by Department Head.
- Willingness and ability to work flexible hours (evenings and weekends) if needed for special events.
- Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
- Other duties as assigned by the Department Head.
Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workplace and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search, and motor vehicle history.
How to apply:
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: For full consideration send cover letter, resume and three references by March 5, 2017. To apply and view a full announcement, please visit: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/42125.
For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Paul Meiman at firstname.lastname@example.org