Assistant/Associate Professor in Diversity and Inclusion in Natural Resources at Colorado State U.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) Teach one undergraduate course within the College’s developing minor in Diversity and Inclusion for Natural Resources.  2) Teach additional undergraduate and/or graduate courses as determined by the candidate’s department; advise/mentor undergraduate and graduate students. 3) Contribute to the development of a new minor in Diversity and Inclusion for Natural Resources. 4) Develop an internationally recognized research program in the candidate’s area of expertise. 5) Participate in professional and university service and outreach activities, in particular, related to diversity and inclusion.


Required: 1) An earned Ph.D. in a field related to one of the departments within the Warner College of Natural Resources by July 31, 2019. 2) Demonstrated potential to develop and sustain a research, teaching, and outreach program focused on diversity and inclusion in natural resources.

Highly Desirable: 1) Demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching programs. 2) Demonstrated ability or potential to advise/mentor undergraduate and graduate students.  3) Demonstrated research focused at the intersection of natural resources and minority, underserved, or underrepresented populations or cultures, as evidenced by peer reviewed publications and externally funded proposals and grants. 4) Commitment to future research engagement on diversity and inclusion issues in the American West and the entire U.S. 5) Demonstrated service and/or outreach focused on diversity and inclusion in natural resources. 6) Potential to establish partnerships with organizations and agencies relevant to the position.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application materials include: 1) A cover letter addressed To the Search Committee. In the letter, identify desired home department, how you meet the qualifications for the position. 2) Provide three separate statements on teaching, research and diversity & inclusion; no more than two pages per statement.  In your diversity & inclusion statement address your personal and professional commitment to diversity & inclusion as demonstrated by your actions and plans for the future.  3) Curriculum vitae. 4) Unofficial transcripts from graduate degree(s). 5) PDFs of three representative publications.  6) Names and contact information for four references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. All application materials should be submitted to:

Questions contact: Dr. Kenneth Wilson, Search Chair:

DEADLINE: For full consideration by the search committee, all materials must be received by the application review deadline of January 15, 2019 at 11:59 PM (Mountain Standard Time). Preferred start date is August 16, 2019.

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