Assistant or Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology ~

4 de septiembre de 2004

Assistant or Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology

Appointment Conditions: Tenure Track, 9 Months, Full Time Proposed Start Date: August 16, 2005 (negotiable)
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience Application Deadline: September 30, 2004
Job Description:
The Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM) at Iowa State University seeks to fill a tenure track faculty position in Wildlife Ecology at the assistant or associate professor level. We seek a faculty member with expertise in the ecology and management of wildlife species/communities and their habitats. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a nationally recognized research program. Teaching responsibilities will include a course from the department's undergraduate core program and a graduate course in wildlife management. Courses taught by the candidate are expected to contribute to the accomplishment of the department's general student learning outcomes. As the candidate develops research and teaching programs, appropriate contributions to the department's outreach program will be expected. We seek a candidate possessing the ability to work collaboratively with ISU faculty/staff/students and with natural resource professionals and landowners. NREM is dedicated to the Land Grant missions of teaching, research, and extension. The department is broad in scope, with interests ranging from individual organisms to landscapes, from natural to managed ecosystems, from wilderness to agricultural and urban systems, from local to international environments, and from resource preservation to utilization. We wish to maintain strong undergraduate and graduate programs, high quality multidisciplinary research programs, and extension programs that serve the emerging needs of our citizenry. Iowa State University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. in wildlife ecology, vertebrate zoology, or related natural resource field. A demonstrated ability to work across ecological disciplines and to conduct research that helps support natural resource management. Potential to develop a strong, extramurally funded research program. Strong communication skills. ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: To be considered at this level, candidates must have a research and teaching or outreach record equivalent to at least five years of tenure-track faculty at the assistant professor level.
Preferred Qualifications:
Post-Doctoral experience. Proven ability to obtain external funding support. Publications in nationally and internationally recognized journals. Demonstrated experience in university-level teaching; applied wildlife management experience.
Application Instructions:
Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, descriptions of teaching and research interests and experience, representative reprints of published material, and three letters of recommendation to:
Jan Meyer
Dept. of Natural Resource Ecology and Management
253 Bessey Hall, Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-1021
Please address questions to Dr. W. Sue Fairbanks, Search Committee Chair
(515) 294-7315, or email to

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