The Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology (FWCE) at New Mexico State University is recruiting an Assistant Professor with an emphasis in terrestrial vertebrate ecology. This is a 9-month, tenure track position that includes the expectation of mission-oriented research, teaching and outreach. The successful candidate is expected to establish a competitively funded research program in wildlife ecology and management to address important scientific questions and societal issues relevant to the state of New Mexico as well as nationally and globally. The appointee will also have a formal teaching appointment and contribute to educating the department’s >150 undergraduates and approximately 40 MS and PhD students. The typical teaching assignment is 2-3 courses per academic year and the ability to contribute to undergraduate courses including Natural History of the Vertebrates, Wildlife Techniques & Analyses, and Mammalogy, Herpetology or Ornithology depending on the successful candidate’s background. The successful candidate is also expected to develop a graduate course within their area of expertise.
A Ph.D. or similar terminal degree in wildlife biology, ecology, biology or related field with a demonstrated emphasis in terrestrial vertebrate ecology. Candidates with post-doctoral experience are strongly preferred.
Application must be submitted online by: 03/15/2022. For complete job description, qualifications and application process visit: https://jobs.nmsu.edu/ Posting # 2200008F
NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.