Position Announcement: Rangeland Management Specialist Position
New Mexico Association of Conservation Districts is seeking qualified applicants for a Rangeland Management Specialist in Clovis, NM. Position is a full-time, temporary position for a period of two-three years. Position duties include the monitoring of habitat conditions and working with agriculture producers for the improvement of Lesser Prairie Chicken habitat conditions in eastern New Mexico. Applicants must have a degree in rangeland management or equivalent and meet federal personnel qualifications for the position. Salary range up to $47,448 per year based on qualifications. Submit resumes by January 15, 2014 to Troy Hood, 1102 Villa Rd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124, 505-898-5969.
Position Announcement: Assistant Professor of Forest Biology, University of Idaho, Moscow
The Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences at the University of Idaho invites applications for an academic-year, tenure-track faculty position in forest biology at the rank of Assistant Professor.
Required: PhD in Forest Biology or close equivalent by the time of hire. Evidence of potential to secure extramural funding and demonstrated ability to publish research results in refereed journals. Evidence of ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level effectively. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Position Announcement: Rangeland Extension Specialist, Assistant Professor of Rangeland Management, Plant – Herbivore Interactions Ecologist
The University of Wyoming Department of Ecosystem Science and Management is pleased to accept applications for a Rangeland Extension Specialist, 11 month tenure-track position with a 55% Extension, 35% Research, 5% teaching and 5% service appointment, located in Laramie, Wyoming. The successful candidate will establish an extension and research program focusing on evaluating the interactions and impacts of herbivores on rangeland ecosystems with an emphasis on extensive rangeland management and production with linkages to grazing management. Examples of focal areas include but are not limited to: evaluating the interactions and impacts of herbivores on rangeland ecosystem; public-lands grazing issues; rangeland production and management; and understanding how the ecological condition of rangeland plant communities influences forage production for domestic livestock, wildlife habitat attributes, insects and invasive plant species. They will also contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising.
Position Announcement: Conservation and Land Management Internship
The Conservation and Land Management Internship (CLM) Program is now accepting applications for 2014!
Each year, the Conservation and Land Management Internship Program places 75-100 college graduates in five-month paid internships to assist professional staff at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), National Park Service (NPS), US Forest Service (USFS), US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and US Geological Survey (USGS). Internships are primarily located in the western United States, including Alaska! Each internship is unique and may focus on botany, wildlife, or a combination of the two. Interns assist in a wide variety of projects depending on the needs of each field office. Examples of projects include: collecting seed for restoration and conservation purposes, performing surveys for threatened and endangered species and habitats, and collecting data on species reintroduction and habitat management experiments. Applicants with strong botany experience are especially encouraged to apply!
CLM interns receive a stipend of $11,900 over 5 months and will attend an all-expenses paid week-long training workshop at the Chicago Botanic Garden. The CLM Internship Program provides opportunities to make connections in various governmental and non-profit organizations, to learn what it's like to work at a federal agency, to explore your career goals, and expand your resume.
Applications are due February 1st, but are reviewed on a rolling basis. For more information and to apply online, please visit: www.clminternship.org
Position Announcement: Assistant Professor, Ecology and Sustainability of Rangelands
The Department of Wildland Resources, Quinney College of Natural Resources at Utah State University (Logan campus; http://www.cnr.usu.edu/wild/) invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Responsibilities will be approximately 55% research, 35% teaching, and 10% service. Anticipated start date is August 2014. We seek an individual who will develop an internationally recognized research and teaching program addressing the structure, function, dynamics, or sustainability of rangeland ecosystems, particularly in the context of climate change, biological invasions, and altered disturbance regimes. Examples of focal areas include but are not limited to: landscape ecology and remote sensing, ecosystem services, vegetation-soil interactions, biogeochemistry, herbivory, resistance and resilience, restoration, and the causes and consequences of land abandonment and conversion. We especially encourage applicants whose research integrates field, laboratory, and quantitative approaches and who are enthusiastic about contributing to USU’s land grant mission. Teaching responsibilities are expected to include the capstone course for the Rangeland Resources degree and one graduate course per year, consistent with the applicant’s expertise and departmental needs. Review of applications will begin Nov. 27. To apply, upload a maximum two-page cover; a curriculum vitae; a two-page description of current and projected future research; a two-page statement of teaching experience; and contact information for three references.
Position Announcement: Assistant or Associate Professor / Grassland Ecology, Department of Natural Resource Management, and Assistant Professor / Grassland Hydrologist, Department of Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering - South Dakota State University
South Dakota State University is seeking applicants for two (2) grassland positions: Assistant or Associate Professor / Grassland Ecology (Posting number 0005754), Department of Natural Resource Management, and Assistant Professor / Grassland Hydrologist Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. Job responsibilities for the Grassland Ecologist include developing a collaborative, extramurally funded research program in grassland ecology and management, and teaching courses in grassland ecology and natural resources. Job responsibilities for the Grassland Hydrologist include developing a collaborative, extramurally funded research program in grassland hydrology in agricultural and biosystems engineering. For a full listing of the responsibilities and qualifications, and to apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position using the posting number, and follow the electronic application process. SDSU actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty. Women and persons underrepresented in higher education are especially encouraged to apply. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. SDSU is an AA/EEO employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Oregon State University Malheur County Extension Service is recruiting for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Assistant Professor position in Rangeland and Livestock. This 12-month position is 0.75 FTE tenure track and 0.25 FTE recurring fixed term funding. This position is responsible for the Rangeland and Livestock Extension program in Malheur County, Oregon. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. To review posting and apply, go to http://oregonstate.edu/jobs/ Posting 0011413. Closing date: 10/30/13. OSU is an AA/EOE.
Trihydro Corporation has an opening for an experienced NEPA Professional in Laramie, WY or Golden, CO.
Applicants must have a MS in Biology, Soil Science, Ecology, or related field and at least 8-10 years of relevant experience in natural resources in the Rocky Mountain region. Candidates must have experience completing EIS and/or RMP under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Federal employment experience is preferred. Qualified applicants must have experience with public meeting facilitation and knowledge of local socioeconomic issues. Candidates must have experience with proposal writing, responding to RFPs and must demonstrate business development skills. The applicant should have demonstrated experience with NEPA, the Endangered Species Act, and Clean Water Act. Applicants must have a clean driving record, a commitment to safe operations, and be available for 25% travel.
Accepting applications for an active scholar and experienced faculty member interested in serving as Chair in the Department of Forestry & Wildland Resources. The Chair is a member of the teaching and research faculty and will teach at least one course per semester. Seeking candidates with a demonstrated success in one or more of the following areas: administration of budgets, facilities, and personnel management; grantsmanship; experience with SAF reaccreditation standards; establishing partnerships and/or cooperative agreements with industry, government agencies, and/or Tribal nations; fiscal development and alumni relations; and experience with securing external funding.
Applications are invited for the position of Professor and Head of the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Texas A&M University, College Station. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in academic administration, teaching, research or extension, and should provide evidence of visionary leadership and a commitment to work cooperatively within a multidisciplinary and multicultural academic community and diverse stakeholder groups throughout Texas, the Nation, and globe.
Colorado State University invites nominations and applications for appointment as Dean of the world renowned Warner College of Natural Resources (WCNR). The ideal candidate will be a strong leader dedicated to the advancement of the research, outreach, and educational missions of the College and University, and be able to provide the vision and energy necessary to lead the College to continued levels of excellence.
Want to further your education regarding grasslands of the Great Plains? Earn a graduate certificate from Kansas State University, University of Nebraska, Oklahoma State University, or South Dakota State University. All courses are offered online. Courses offered during the fall semester 2013 include Grassland Fire Ecology and Ecology of Invasive Species. Learn more about this graduate certificate at: www.agidea.org/programs/grass.
The Idaho Department of Lands has an opening for a Lands Program Manager in the Grazing, Farming and Conservation Leasing Program in our Director’s office in Boise, Idaho. The primary duty of the Grazing, Farming, and Conservation Program Manager is to provide leadership, strategic direction, policy and procedure development and general administration of the Grazing, Farming and Conservation leasing programs.
These are endowment trust land management programs that currently involve more than 1,200 leases on more than 1.7 million acres of land located throughout the state. The Program Manager provides oversight and consultation to Area staff that carry out onsite program administration; communicates with lessees, industry representatives, Land Board members and staff, and legislators; researches and analyzes property and market information for lease pricing, asset valuation, and marketing; and audits program activities to ensure consistency of operations. Click here to apply.
Organization: University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Location: Range Cattle Research and Education Center, Ona, FL
Description: Applications are invited for a 12-month tenure-track position with a 60% Extension (Florida Cooperative Extension Service) and 40% Research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station) appointment. The position is located in south-central Florida with current tenure assignment with the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation http://www.wec.ufl.edu); however, the selected candidate may select a tenure departmental home more appropriately aligned with their disciplinary expertise, such as Agronomy or Animal Sciences.
Organization: Logan Simpson Design, Inc.
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Description: The ideal candidate will possess technical expertise with proven experience working in environmental compliance related to biological resources. Individuals that have consulting experience and established relationships with federal, tribal, state, and local resource and regulatory agencies are highly desired. Experience with and working knowledge of current state and federal sage-grouse management programs, sensitive boreal species, and/or management of Great Basin rangelands is also preferred.
|Senior Natural Resource Specialist, Synergy Resource Solutions, Inc., Belgrade, MT||Jack Alexander, 406-388-9378, email@example.com||Open Until Filled|
|Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Frankfort, KY||Mark Marraccini, 502-564-3400, firstname.lastname@example.org||12/31/2013|
|Conservation and Land Management Internship Program, Chicago Botanic Garden, Western United States||Wesley Glisson, 847-835-6873, email@example.com||3/1/2014|
|Assistant Professor, Ecology and Sustainability of Rangelands, Utah State University, Logan, UT||Peter Adler, 435-797-1021, firstname.lastname@example.org||12/31/13|
|Sage Grouse Initiative Rangeland Ecologist, Mule Deer Foundation, Ogden or Tremonton, UT||Casey Burns, 801-524-4566, email@example.com||12/1/13|
|Ranch Apprentice, San Juan Ranch, Quivira Coalition, Saguache, CO||Virginie Pointeau, 505-820-2544, Virginie@quiviracoalition.org||12/22/13|
|Assistant Cooperative Extension Weed Specialist, Botany & Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside||Mariella, or firstname.lastname@example.org or 951-827-4619||12/1/2013|
|Post Doctorial Fellow, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Lethbridge Alberta, Canada||Xiying Hao, 403 317-2279, email@example.com||1/1/2014|
|Research Scientist, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Lethbridge Alberta, Canada||Xiying Hao, 403 317-2279, firstname.lastname@example.org||1/1/2014|
|Lecturer, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum-Sudan||Nancy, email@example.com or 00249912454254||1/16/2015|
|Post Doctoral - Oregon State University, Corvallisfirstname.lastname@example.org||2015|
Current Job Listings:
- Rangeland Management Specialist, NM Assn. of Conservation Districts, Clovis, NM
- Assistant Professor of Forest Biology, University of Idaho, Moscow
- Rangeland Extension Specialist, Assistant Professor of Rangeland Management, Plant-Herbivore Interactions Ecologist, University of Wyoming
- Conservation and Land Management Internship
- Assistant Professor, Ecology and Sustainability of Rangelands, Utah State University
- Assistant or Associate Professor / Grassland Ecology, & Assistant Professor / Grassland Hydrologist, South Dakota State University
- Assistant Professor, Oregon State University
- Environmental Scientist (NEPA Professional), Trihydro Corporation
- Chair & Professor, Dept. of Forestry & Wildland Resources, Humboldt State University
- Professor and Head Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Texas A&M University
- Dean, Warner College of Natural Resources Colorado State University
- Grassland Management Graduate Certificate - CO
- Lands Program Manager - ID
- Range Scientist,
- Senior Biologist - UT
- Assistant Professor - OR
- Extension Educator - ID
- Livestock/Natural Resource Advisor
- Assistant Professor of Rangeland Resource - TX
- Rangeland Ecologist - NE
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