Nau Endowed Professor/Chair in Habitat Research and Management (Research Scientist) and Associa...

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Job Title Nau Endowed Professor/Chair in Habitat Research and Management (Research Scientist) and Associate Professor/Professor of Natural Resource Management Location Alpine Department Borderlands Research Institute Job No. Posting Date 11/16/2018 End Date Until Filled Yes Appointment Date Salary Salary and academic rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. Required

Earned doctorate in Wildlife Science, Range Science, or closely related field from an accredited university, with a preferred emphasis in habitat research and management. Evidence of a nationally recognized program in habitat-related research with record of research productivity. Demonstrated ability to secure extramural funding from public and private sources. Proven track record to effectively teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Range and Wildlife Management including, but not limited to: Habitat Management, Rangeland Ecology, Range Inventory, and Habitat Restoration. Ability to communicate effectively with students, natural resource professionals and scientists, ranch managers and landowners, and the general public. We are seeking an enthusiastic team player who is willing to work in a multidisciplinary program.

Preferred Primary Responsibilities

Develop and lead a nationally recognized habitat research program within the Borderlands Research Institute that is extramurally funded. Candidate will be expected to teach 2 courses each long semester; serve as academic advisor to undergraduate and graduate students; direct graduate student thesis projects; participate in appropriate conferences and meetings; serve on university committees; and provide service through outreach activities.

Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.
This position is security sensitive.

Other Information

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

About SRSU

Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas (, is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings.

Formed in 2007, the goal of the Borderlands Research Institute is to provide land managers with the most current scientific information on the management of the natural resources of the area. To meet this goal, the Institute plans and conducts research investigations on various aspects of our natural world. Ultimately, the Institute provides science-based management alternatives to land owners and managers to enhance their ability to serve as land stewards (see

Instructions to applicants

Submit letter of interest, curriculum vita, statements of research experiences and philosophies, and contact information for three references

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 2
  2. Transcript 3
  3. Transcript 4
  4. Resume
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Posted: 2/8/2019
Application Due: 5/13/2019
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