|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Mon, 19 Sep 2011 13:00:11 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, FOREST BIOMETEOROLOGY/HYDROCLIMATOLOGY; DEPARTMENT OF FOREST MANAGEMENT, COLLEGE OF FORESTRY & CONSERVATION, THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA-MISSOULA The University of Montana, College of Forestry and Conservation seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor of Forest Biometeorology/Hydroclimatology who will contribute to the research, teaching and service missions of the College. This is a nine month, tenure-track position. Employment will begin fall 2012. ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: We are seeking an exceptional scientist whose research focuses on the interactions between weather/climate, the hydrological cycle, and forest ecosystems at local to regional scales. The candidate must have the ability to teach effectively at the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition the candidate must possess: 1) a Ph.D. in meteorology, climatology, hydrology, forestry, or a closely related field at the time of appointment; 2) a strong record of research and scholarship including publications in peer-reviewed journals and successful development of competitive externally-funded grants; and 3) a proven ability to communicate effectively with students, professionals, and the general public. Preferred qualifications include: experience teaching courses in hydrology, meteorology or climate science; post-doctoral research experience and training; interest in conducting research in the Rocky Mountain region; experience or background in resource management including experience interacting with natural resource agencies; Preference will be given to applicants whose research complements that of other faculty in the College. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialty, including an undergraduate course in watershed hydrology; 2) Develop a vigorous, externally funded research program in biometeorology/hydroclimatology; 3) Advise undergraduate students, and direct graduate student research at the M.S. and Ph.D. level; and 4) Participate in department, CFC, and University committees. Subject to the candidate’s interests and experience, the successful candidate may also serve as the Montana State Climatologist. THE UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY: The University of Montana’s College of Forestry and Conservation enjoys an outstanding reputation as one of the nation’s premier natural resource institutions. College faculty conduct ground-breaking basic and applied research in a wide range of natural resource disciplines. The college offers five undergraduate degrees, including one of the first forestry degree programs in the United States. There is a strong focus on effective, experientially based teaching using Montana’s extensive wild and working lands as a natural laboratory. Faculty and students have access to CFC’s Lubrecht Experimental Forest, the Bandy Experimental Ranch, and the Flathead Lake Biological Station. The City of Missoula (population ~80,000) is regularly featured as one of the most livable cities in the United States. APPLICATION INFORMATION: Screening of applicants will begin October 20, 2011 and continue until a suitable candidate is appointed. For the full position description and instructions on how to apply, please visit <http://umjobs.silkroad.com> . ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference Employer
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