FRS Employment

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Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor in Rangeland Ecology and Management

Position Summary
The position will entail research (50%), teaching (30%), and extension/engagement/outreach/service (20%).

Required Qualifications
1) Earned Ph.D. with disciplinary emphasis in the ecology or management of rangeland systems by the time of appointment.
2) Demonstrated research expertise in applied ecology/management of grasslands, shrublands or woodlands ecosystems.

Preferred Qualifications
1) Evidence of potential to develop a funded research program advancing new knowledge of rangeland ecology and management.
2) Demonstrated potential to sustain an excellent publication record.
3) Evidence of effective teaching and mentoring of undergraduate or graduate students.
4) Ability to successfully engage in outreach to managers, landowners, and other relevant stakeholders.
5) Evidence of a commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusion.
6) Postdoctoral research experience.

Apply by December 15, 2019 for full consideration. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Assistant Professor in Applied Forest Ecology/Silviculture

Position Summary
The successful candidate will conduct research (50%), teach (40%), and contribute to the outreach and service (10%).

Required Qualifications
1) Earned Ph.D. with disciplinary emphasis in forest ecosystems by the time of appointment.
2) Demonstrated research expertise in applied forest ecology and/or silviculture.

Preferred Qualifications
1) Evidence of potential to develop an externally funded research program advancing new knowledge of applied forest ecology and silviculture.
2) Demonstrated potential to sustain an excellent publication record.
3) Evidence of effective teaching and mentoring of undergraduate or graduate students.
4) Ability to successfully engage in outreach to managers, landowners, and other relevant stakeholders.
5) Evidence of a commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusion.
6) Postdoctoral research experience.

Apply by December 15, 2019 for full consideration. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Staff Positions

Academic Liaison and Experimental Learning Specialist

Position Summary
Under the supervision and guidance of the Associate Director of Science and Data in collaboration with the Department Head of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship (FRS) the Academic Liaison and Experimental Learning Specialist will facilitate collaboration among the Warner College of Natural Resources (WCNR)/Colorado State University (CSU) academic and research programs and the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS).

The Academic Liaison will help position the CSFS as a regional leader in science-based, climate adaptive forest management practices by ensuring that field practices are based on the best available science. Core functions of this position include: providing leadership, facilitating and coordinating student internships and relevant experiential learning opportunities for WCNR students; developing and instructing silviculture and forest ecology courses for the Online Graduate Certificate Program in Applied Silviculture; instructing forestry field skills courses within the FRS department; translating WCNR climate change-related research and general science synthesis; and supporting key CSFS strategic planning initiatives. Additionally the Academic Liaison will supervise and mentor students and have a support role in advising the student chapter of the Society of American Foresters.

Required Qualifications
• Master’s degree in silviculture or forest ecology or related field.
• Two years of professional forest management experience.
• Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.

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