Assistant Professor, Forest Ecology

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Madison, Wisconsin
Salary
Negotiable ACADEMIC (9 months)
Closing date
Dec 9, 2022

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Discipline
Biogeosciences
Career Level
Faculty
Education Level
PhD
Job Type
Full-time
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia

The Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology invites applications for a tenure track, academic-year Assistant Professor Faculty position specializing in forest ecosystem ecology. The incumbent must have an interest in collaborating across disciplines, securing extramural funding, partnering with natural resource agencies, and achieving national and international research prominence. Review of applications will begin December 9, 2022, with the position starting in August, 2023.

The successful candidate should have a background in the field of forest ecosystem ecology, preferably with a focus on energy and material (e.g., water, carbon and nutrient) transformations and fluxes within and across biotic and abiotic ecosystem components. We are interested in hiring an individual that blends state-of-the-art measurement methodologies and modeling to address critical and timely issues such as forest ecosystem responses to the intertwined changes in climate and atmospheric chemistry.

We are seeking candidates trained in ecology and dedicated to applying their skills to make a difference for the environment and natural resources. They will create a vibrant research program, mentor undergraduates, graduate students and trainees, teach and make meaningful contributions to our department's teaching mission, and engage with natural resource decision-makers. The Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is internationally known for its research, teaching and outreach, and we are eager to welcome a new colleague to work and collaborate with us.

Applicants must hold a PhD in ecology, biology, environmental science or closely related field by the position start date. Specialization in the area of forest ecosystem ecology is preferred. Successful candidates will have a record of or demonstrate potential for:

i) Publications in peer reviewed journals

ii) Graduate student training/mentoring

iii) Teaching and curriculum development

iv) Writing extramural grants

v) Contribution to the outreach and service functions of CALS

vi) Promoting an inclusive and diverse climate within our campus and associated communities

Further details on the position including qualifications, responsibilities and instructions for applying are at:

https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/516055/assistant-professor

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