The Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM) at Iowa State University seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in forestry/silviculture at the assistant professor level. The position is a 9-month appointment and has responsibilities in teaching, research, and service (a standard appointment is 45%, 45%, and 10%, respectively).
The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching courses that contribute to departmental academic priorities, including silviculture, assisting in dendrology, and other courses in the undergraduate natural resources curricula. Teaching also includes developing a graduate course in the candidate’s area of expertise. Responsibilities will include mentoring and advising undergraduate and graduate students and participation in a 3-week fall camp.
Required: Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. by start date in forestry, or a closely related forestry field and research experience related to siliviculture and/or forest management.
– Publication record
– Post-doctoral experience
– Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based, collaborative environment
– Grant writing experience and the ability to obtain external funding support for research activities
– Demonstrated excellence in university-level teaching in forestry/silviculture courses