This is a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The selected individual will teach sophomore-level, technical courses such as forest measurements, silviculture, water and soil resources, and wildland firefighting and ecology, among others. All courses include both lecture and lab components, and incorporate outdoor field exercises. This individual will also provide academic advisement, student supervision and oversight of student organizations. Other responsibilities include participating in administrative and service activities, attending regular faculty meetings, and developing program assessment tools. Ranger School faculty are expected to develop excellence in teaching, conduct scholarly activity, and work effectively as a member of a faculty team to continually update and improve the content and delivery of the Ranger School programs.
• Master’s degree, with at least one academic degree in forestry, natural resources, environmental science, or a closely related field
• At least one year of field-based work experience
• Valid driver’s license
• Teaching experience, especially the incorporation of field-based problem-solving or other experiential learning techniques
• Demonstrated experience in forestry and/or natural resources management
• Experience in northeastern USA forest types
• Greater than one year of field-based work experience