Assistant/Associate Professor - Wildland Fire Science and Air Quality

North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina (US)
Jul 10, 2018
Aug 09, 2018
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Education Level
Relocation Cost
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Assistant/Associate Professor - Wildland Fire Science and Air Quality

Position Number 00065327

The Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources has a faculty with a wide variety of strengths in forestry and natural resources management, policy, and economics, environmental technology, fisheries and wildlife, tree improvement, silviculture, forest biotechnology, international forestry, biodiversity, conservation and restoration ecology, and geographic information systems. The Department offers undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees, and has a strong commitment to developing partnerships with communities. Faculty, staff, and students work together with business, industry, government, community groups, and non-government organizations to address a wide range of challenges facing our state and the world. These partnerships facilitate research and discovery, teaching and learning, and outreach and service. Additional information about the department can be found at

The College of Natural Resources (CNR) at North Carolina State University is a world leader in the sustainable use of natural resources. The college's comprehensive approach to teaching, research and service encompass the many and varied ways in which people's physical, economic and social needs are met through the wise use of natural resources.

Essential Duties
The Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University invites motivated, innovative scientists to apply for a 1.0 FTE, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Wildland Fire Science and Air Quality.

The candidate will participate in interdisciplinary research programs at NCSU and within the College of Natural Resources. Teaching responsibilities are negotiable, but may include two undergraduate courses in Environmental Science, Environmental Technology and Management, and/or Natural Resources curricula, such as: Air Quality Monitoring, Fire and Emissions Modeling, and an Environmental Science senior capstone course. The candidate will also teach a graduate course in their area of specialty.

Minimum Education/Experience
The candidate must have a PhD in one of the following areas: Fire Science, Fire-Atmosphere Interactions, Smoke Emissions & Air Quality, or other closely related field. The successful candidate must have excellent inter-personal skills.

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated evidence of being a self-starter who is capable of independent planning and implementation of teaching and research activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct high-quality research, and potential to attract external funding from competitive sources and partnerships with industry, non-profit, and/or government agencies.
  • Demonstrated potential to collaborate effectively with scientists from NC State, state and federal agencies, and other university scientists to address complex environmental and policy challenges.

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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.