Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Ecological Modeling, Plant Ecohydrology, or Quantitative Plant Ecology: Texas Tech University

Agency
Texas Tech University
Location
Lubbock, Texas
Job Category
Faculty Appointments
Website
http://www.texastech.edu/careers/faculty-positions.php
Salary
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.
Start Date
08/16/2017
Last Date to Apply
05/12/2017
Description
Nine-month tenure-track academic appointment with responsibilities for teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate is expected to establish an outstanding grant-supported research program focused on ecological modeling, plant ecohydrology, or quantitative plant ecology. A typical teaching load varies from two to four courses per academic year (one or two per semester), depending on the extent of the research program. Senior-level faculty would be expected to teach one or two courses per academic year. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate with a group having research interests in ecological simulation modeling, watershed management, and urban ecosystems. A major component of this collaboration will be the participation in applications of the EDYS ecological simulation model and development of a next-generation simulation model. Interest in and experience with coastal or arid/semiarid ecosystems will be of benefit to the candidate. Summer support is dependent on continued research funding.
Qualifications
Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in an area of agriculture, ecology, hydrology, or a closely-related field. Demonstrated ability for interdisciplinary collaboration, publishing high-quality scientific research, and grantsmanship consistent with the respective faculty level are expected. Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills are essential. Demonstrated leadership ability is required at the senior faculty level. Applicants must be able to effectively communicate in English and be authorized for employment in the United States.

Application materials must be submitted online through the Texas Tech University application site at http://www.texastech.edu/careers/faculty-positions.php for Requisition Number 9947BR. Applicants should submit a resume, statement of interest, statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three individuals who may be contacted for letters of reference. Questions may be addressed to Dr. Terry McLendon, Search Committee Chair, Department of Plant and Soil Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 79409-2122, Phone (806) 834-6835; terry.mclendon@ttu.edu. Review of applications is open and will continue until the position is filled.
Contact Person
Dr. Terry McLendon
Contact Phone
806-834-6835
Contact eMail
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