Assistant Professor-Forest Ecology and Tree Physiology
Open Until Filled: Yes
Job Summary: This is an academic year (9-month, 0.75-EFT), tenure-track, 0.50-EFT research, 0.25-EFT teaching appointment offered at the rank of Assistant Professor. Individuals with experience in the broad areas of forest ecology and/or tree physiology are encouraged to apply. Applicants working at the organism, population, or ecosystem scale are welcome with preference for those who work to scale processes to whole ecosystems or landscapes. Responsibilities will include developing an active research program supported by extramural funding, teaching or co-teaching courses related to forest ecology/tree physiology at the undergraduate level (e.g., dendrology or ecology of natural resources), and developing graduate level courses in their area of expertise. It is also expected that the successful candidate will advise and mentor undergraduate professional students, serve on Senior Project/Thesis advisory committees, direct and mentor graduate students, serve on School and University committees, and actively participate in professional and scientific societies. This position reports directly to the Dean of the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and at least 1 year of either post-doctoral training or equivalent professional experience in forest ecology/tree physiology or in a closely related forest science discipline. Evidence of research productivity and the potential to attract external research funding is essential. The person must also demonstrate the ability and commitment for effective undergraduate and graduate instruction and mentoring.
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Tenure Status: Tenure-Track
Employee Percentage: 0.75 EFT
Location od Vacancy: Athens Area