Wildlife Disease Ecologist: Colorado

Agency
Colorado State University
Location
Colorado State University
Job Category
Faculty Appointments
Salary
$73,000 - $75,000 salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications
Start Date
08/01/2022
Last Date to Apply
12/10/2021
Website
https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/94206
Description
POSITION: Assistant Professor LOCATION: Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA APPOINTMENT: Nine-month, tenure-track, academic faculty QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Ph.D. in Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Conservation Biology, Epidemiology, Veterinary Sciences or closely related field; record of scholarly publication and ability to secure external funding. Demonstrated research focus on disease ecology involving wildlife. Highly Desirable: 1) Excellence in wildlife disease ecological research as evidenced by a strong record of research and publication; 2) research focus that addresses both applied and theoretical aspects of disease ecology using a diversity of approaches and demonstrating conceptual breadth in wildlife biology and conservation; 3) university teaching and student mentoring experience; 4) experience working collaboratively and across disciplines and agencies (e.g., CDC, USDA, state agencies); 5) a demonstrated commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusion in fish, wildlife, and conservation biology fields. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) Establish an internationally recognized program of externally funded research and scholarly activity, including support for graduate students and involvement and mentoring of undergraduate students; 2) teach two courses per year, one of which will be focused at the junior/senior undergraduate student level; 3) participate in professional and university service and outreach activities. SALARY AND FRINGE BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Sick leave, group health, life, dental, disability, and retirement benefits are per University policy (http://hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/fap-insplans.html ) APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application materials include: 1) Cover letter, listing three representative publications of your work, 2) the names and contact information for 3 professional references, 3) statements of teaching philosophy, research interests, and commitment to inclusion and diversity (not to exceed 4 pages total), 4) curriculum vitae, and 5) graduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable for the application process). To apply and view a full position announcement, please visit https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/94206 by December 10, 2021, for full consideration. Preferred start date is August 16, 2022. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Prof. George Wittemyer, Search Committee Chair G.Wittemyer@colostate.edu DEADLINE: To apply and view a full position announcement, please visit: ttps://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/94206 by December 10, 2021, for full consideration. Preferred start date is August 16, 2022.
Qualifications
Required: Ph.D. in Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Conservation Biology, Epidemiology, Veterinary Sciences or closely related field; record of scholarly publication and ability to secure external funding. Demonstrated research focus on disease ecology involving wildlife. Highly Desirable: 1) Excellence in wildlife disease ecological research as evidenced by a strong record of research and publication; 2) research focus that addresses both applied and theoretical aspects of disease ecology using a diversity of approaches and demonstrating conceptual breadth in wildlife biology and conservation; 3) university teaching and student mentoring experience; 4) experience working collaboratively and across disciplines and agencies (e.g., CDC, USDA, state agencies); 5) a demonstrated commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusion in fish, wildlife, and conservation biology fields.
Contact Person
George Wittemyer
Contact Phone
9704916598
Contact eMail
Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.