Assistant Professor in Urban & Community Forestry/Arboriculture (2 positions)

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, College of Natural Resouces
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Job Category
Faculty Appointments
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Last Date to Apply
The College of Natural Resources at UW-Stevens Point is hiring two tenure track faculty positions focused on the Arboriculture and Urban & Community Forestry option (UCF) in the Forestry Discipline. As faculty members of the UCF team, you will have the flexibility to teach courses within the core UCF area, including Arboriculture and Landscape Management, Functional Tree Biology, Nursery Management, Ornamental Trees and Shrubs, Tree Care Techniques, and Urban and Community Forestry. These faculty members will have responsibilities for undergraduate teaching (100%), 12 credits per semester along with scholarship and service activities. Teaching during the Summer Field Experience program for additional compensation is expected. In addition, the opportunity exists to develop on-line curriculum in UCF and/or utility vegetation management and for involvement in research, outreach, and international programs to meet University scholarship and service requirements. Review of applicants begins on April 9 and will continue until the position is filled. For application instructions and to view the full position description, visit
Required Qualifications: • Ph.D. earned or near completion in Urban & Community Forestry (UCF), Arboriculture, Greenspace Management, Horticulture or a related field . Earned terminal degree will be required within the first academic year of employment. Preferred Qualifications: • Undergraduate degree in Forestry or Horticulture • Demonstrated experience in UCF, arboriculture, greenspace management, horticulture or a field related to the option • Experience teaching undergraduate students in UCF, arboriculture, or a related field • Outreach experience working with utility companies, state agencies, municipalities, or commercial tree care companies • Research experience involving undergraduate and/or graduate students
Contact Person
Holly Petrillo, Chair, Search and Screen Committee
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