Assistant Professor/Wildlife Ecologist – SDSU
South Dakota State University’s Department of Natural Resource Management (NRM) is offering an exciting career opportunity for TWO Assistant Professor positions with expertise in Wildlife Ecology and Management. These are 9-month, full-time, benefits-eligible, tenure-track positions with research, teaching, and service responsibilities. The preferred start date is on or before August 2021. Each appointment is 50% research and 50% teaching with acknowledgement of a service component. The candidates will be expected to be active in undergraduate and graduate training programs, and obtain competitive research funding to address research questions in their area of expertise. Candidates for both positions should have a strong quantitative research background in wildlife biology or ecology and we seek one faculty member focused on large mammals and/or big game and another interested in general mammalian biology/ecology research.
SDSU is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to and/or coordinate course offerings that address the experiences of underrepresented minorities in organizations. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.
- Contribute to our undergraduate curriculum including courses such as principles of wildlife management, population dynamics, large mammal ecology and management, wildlife nutrition and disease, mammalogy, habitat conservation and management (team taught), natural resource management techniques (multi-person team taught), and develop a graduate only course in area of their respective specialty.
- Periodically teach Seminars and Special Topics and mentor Independent Study students as needed.
- Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
- Establish a nationally recognized research program which attracts extramural research funding, including support for graduate students, and produces publications in national and international peer-reviewed scientific journals.
- Participate in University, College, and Department governance and service as well as professional service and outreach activities.
- Completed Ph.D. in wildlife science or closely related discipline by application date.
- Demonstrated record of research and scholarly activities, including a strong quantitative skill set.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal communication skills.
- A valid driver’s license is required.
- Must be authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship is not available for this position.
- Postdoctoral experience.
- Experience in grant writing and manuscript preparation.
- Experience with up to date methodologies such as geospatial technologies, quantitative methods, spatial analysis, strong statistical skills, and population/conservation genetics.
- Computer and technology skills as they relate to teaching, research, and service.
- Teaching experience.
- Professional service.
- Experience working with diverse groups or cultures.
- Demonstrated collaboration with other scientists in successful grant and manuscript preparation and with natural resource agencies.
- Desired commitment to a highly collegial working environment.
Full-time 9-month tenure track professor
Commensurate with qualifications
Apply by: 02/01/2021
How to apply:
To apply please use this link https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu/postings/21226
Assistant Professor Wildland Fire Modeling – Oklahoma State University
The Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM) at Oklahoma State University invites applications for a full-time, eleven-month, tenure-track position (75% Research and 25% Teaching) in fire modeling. Requirements include a Ph.D. in natural resources or field related to fire modeling. Candidate should have the ability to apply model results to improve management of fuels and ecosystems and mitigate risk and impacts of wildfire. Documented evidence of effective oral and written education skills, an understanding of the land-grant mission, and a strong interest in working with landowners, stakeholders, and land management agencies is required. Evidence of the ability to conduct both independent and collaborative programs with other faculty and natural resource professionals, to develop and maintain an active research program, to publish peer reviewed articles, to seek and secure extramural funding to support a research program, to create curriculum for teaching, demonstrated ability to deliver lectures, and the ability to provide mentorship of students is required. Salary is competitive and commensurate with education, training, and experience. Applications must be submitted online at https://okstate.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=8&c=okstate (search by keyword req8632). Candidates should submit: 1) a letter of application that includes a brief description of the applicant’s research and teaching philosophy, 2) a complete CV that includes: background, education, experience, and a list of publications and extramural funding, 3) official academic transcripts, and 4) contact information for five (5) references. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2020.
Apply by: 12/15/2020
How to apply:
Apply online: https://okstate.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=8&c=okstate (search by keyword req8632)