The School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences at Auburn University
invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the
assistant professor level in the area of population and conservation
genetics with an emphasis on wild animal systems. The expected start
date of the position is August 1, 2019. This is a full time, tenure
track, 9-month appointment with a 60% research, 35% teaching, and 5%
service appointment. The SFWS is a diverse academic environment with
strong education, research, and outreach programs in forestry,
wildlife, natural resource management, geospatial and environmental
informatics, and biomaterial and packaging education, research, and
outreach. Our graduates are leaders in a diverse array of natural
resources-related companies, university programs, private industry,
public agencies, and non-profit organizations. Additional information
about the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences and its programs
can be found on our website: https://sfws.auburn.edu/
Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be expected to
establish and maintain an extramurally funded and internationally
recognized research program focused on innovative approaches to the
study of population and/or conservation genetics of wild animal
systems, and collaborate with other faculty conducting such research.
The applicant will also be expected to teach three courses
(undergraduate and graduate) each year in the areas of the applicant’s
specialty or as identified by School faculty. Additional
responsibilities include recruiting and mentoring graduate students,
advising undergraduate students, and participating in school and
Rank and Salary: Tenure-track, full time, 9-month appointment. Salary
is negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Minimum Qualifications: An earned doctoral degree in wildlife ecology,
biology, genetics, natural resources or similar field at the time
employment begins. Applicants should demonstrate strong
training/experience in conservation and population genetics.
Post-doctoral experience is expected.
Desired Qualifications: A demonstrated record of scholarly
publication, extramural funding, and teaching at the university level
is highly desirable.
Application Procedures: Applicants must complete the online
application at this link: https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/3285 to include a
curriculum vitae, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and
experience, description of research interest and program, and the
names and contact information of three references. The review date
will begin February 1, 2019, and will continue until a suitable
candidate has been identified.
For additional information contact: Dr. Todd Steury, Chair, Search
Committee, phone 334-844-9253, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org