Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology & Management

The Department of Forest Resources at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College seeks to hire an Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology and Management. This is a 10 month, tenure-track position. Applicants must have an educational background in the areas of wildlife ecology or natural resources. The successful candidate will teach courses in support of ABAC’s Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Management. Teaching responsibilities may include but are not limited to Wildlife Management Techniques, Herbaceous Plant Communities, Dendrology, Waterfowl Ecology and Management, Upland Gamebird Management, and Wildlife Damage Management. Specific teaching assignments will depend on the successful candidate’s areas of interest and expertise. This is a 100% teaching appointment with no required research component. Position is open until filled.

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is a residential state college located in Tifton, Georgia, named one of the best 100 small towns in America. The college offers associate and baccalaureate degrees and has an approximate enrollment of 3400.

Most courses in the degree program consist of both lecture and lab components and typically include extensive field exercises. The individual hired will also serve as an academic advisor to students in the department’s programs, participate in administrative and service activities, and work effectively as a member of a faculty team to continually update and improve the content of degree programs in the department. The successful candidate will work with the community and college on initiatives and activities that enhance the student learning experience and community relationships. The faculty evaluation process addresses teaching, scholarly activity, professional development, and service.

A Ph.D. in Wildlife Ecology/Management, natural resources, or a related field is required. A broad-based bachelor’s degree in forest resources is preferred.  The ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing is also required. Work experience in some phase of natural resource management and ability to teach a wide variety of classes in natural resources are strongly preferred.