University of Idaho: TT Prof of fire ecology and management

University of Idaho
Moscow, ID
Job Category
Faculty Appointments
$65,000 or higher depending on experience
Last Date to Apply
University of Idaho, Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences is hiring a tenure-track Associate or Assistant Professor focusing on Fire Ecology and Management. The College of Natural Resources at the University of Idaho is recruiting a tenure-track assistant or associate professor focusing on Fire Ecology and Management in support of the Fire Ecology and Management program, Forestry, and Rangeland Conservation programs, and other undergraduate and graduate programs in the Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences, and College of Natural Resources. The tenure-track position and faculty member will support University of Idaho’s Land Grant, mission with teaching and advising (45%), scholarship (40%), outreach and Extension (10%) and University Service (5%). The faculty member will conduct research related to fire ecology, with an emphasis on the ecological effects of fire, and the implications for long-term health and sustainability of key ecosystem goods and services from fire-prone ecosystems. The faculty member will publish in peer-reviewed journals, present findings to scientists and managers at professional conferences, and actively seek external competitive funding to support this research. The faculty member will work collaboratively within the department, college and university, and with external stakeholders (e.g., government and nongovernmental organizations, other universities, and industries). In these and other ways, the faculty member will develop and maintain a nationally recognized research and outreach program. For more information and to apply, visit Position is open until filled; application review begins October 24, 2022. Please contact the Search Committee Chair Dr. Eva Strand with questions
Required Qualifications Ph.D. in fire science, forestry, geography, environmental science, natural resources, or a closely related field. Demonstrated knowledge of factors impacting the ecology and management of fire-dependent ecosystems. Demonstrated ability to publish research in peer-reviewed publications. Demonstrated ability to secure external competitive funding. Ability to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels. Ability to advise undergraduate and graduate students. Preferred Qualifications Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated excellence in delivering high quality undergraduate education relevant to the needs of the Fire Ecology and Management program, the Department, and College Demonstrated experience teaching and developing course material for teaching in the classroom and online. Demonstrated excellence in mentoring graduate students. Demonstrated record of evidence to secure external competitive funding. Demonstrated understanding of the role of research, teaching, and extension at a land grant institution. Demonstrated commitment to work with students, faculty, and external groups from diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated understanding of wildland fire management challenges with respect to both private and public lands Excellent interpersonal skills for effective interaction with colleagues, land manager and owners, and others interested in fire-dependent ecosystems. Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and stakeholders in team-based research and educational programs.
Contact Person
Eva Strand
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