Open Position: Assistant Professor of Forest Protection and Forest Management at Alabama A&M

Assistant Professor of Forest Protection and Fire Management Forestry, Ecology, and Wildlife Program
Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences
College of Agricultural, Life and Natural Sciences
Alabama A&M University

Position and Responsibilities:
The Alabama A&M University’s Forestry, Ecology, and Wildlife Program invites applications, especially from women and diverse candidates, for the position Assistant Professor of Forest Protection and Fire Management. This is a nine-month, tenure-track, academic appointment with additional three-month summer employment available and expected, the latter supported primarily from research grant funding. Initial summer support will be available. We seek a candidate who is committed to diversity and inclusion, hands-on field-based teaching, and developing a nationally recognized extramurally-funded research program that involves students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
The position responsibilities include: 1) teaching (50%) undergraduate courses such as Forest Fire Ecology, Forest Pests and Protection, Dendrology, and Natural Resources Management, as well as graduate courses in the area of expertise, 2) conducting scholarly research (40%) in forest fire ecology, management, and health, and 3) service (10%) to the department, university, and community by serving on committees, advising students, participating in recruitment activities and in stakeholder outreach. The successful candidate will also supervise master’s and doctoral level graduate students and serve on graduate student committees.

For a complete job description and application instructions, view the attached document.
Forest Protection Fire Mngt Job Description BES Dept 8-17-2016.docx

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