Assistant Professor of Natural Resource Policy & Sustainability

Position ID: 36782
Location
Institution: 
University of Georgia
College/Div/School: 
School of Forest Resources
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
PVA#: 
20170038
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 

 

Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2017_00387F
Official Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Working Title Assistant Professor-Natural Resource Policy and Sustainability
Title Code 55100
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department SCHOOL FORESTRY & NATURAL RES
Job Summary

This is an academic year (9-month, 0.75-EFT), tenure-track, 0.50-EFT research, 0.25-EFTteaching appointment offered at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position is a split appointment between the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL) (33%) and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources (Warnell) (67%) and is located at the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens, GA. We seek a colleague with teaching and research interests in policy, economics, management, sustainability, or life-cycle assessment of forest and other natural resources. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at least one class in the general area of natural resource conservation at the undergraduate level and one class of the candidate’s expertise at the graduate level. The successful candidate will also be responsible for developing a well-recognized research program capable of attracting graduate students and external funding. Candidates must be commited to collaborating with diverse groups within and outside of the University, including students, faculty, state and federal agencies, NGOs, forest landowners, forest products manufacturers, and other private sector entities. The successful candidate will advise undergraduate students, mentor graduate students, serve on Warnell/University committees, and participate in professional/scientific societies. 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

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in natural resources or a related discipline prior to the starting date of this position (Fall 2018), and have a strong quantitative and qualitative research background as evidenced by at least one peer reviewed publication in a leading natural resource journal. Candidates must demonstrate the ability and commitment to effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses and to mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

Preferred Qualifications

At least one refereed publication in forest certification and sustainable utilization of forest/natural resources is preferable.

Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 07/24/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
Application Procedure: 
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Sustainability Studies
Degree Levels: 
Doctorate
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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