The University of Vermont (UVM) Extension is hiring an Extension Assistant Professor of Forestry. This position will develop and lead forestry-focused applied research and educational outreach programming that benefit a diversity of audiences across a forest-rich state and region. This is a union-represented, 12-month, 0.80 FTE faculty position with the opportunity to increase to 1.0 FTE through grants and/or teaching.
UVM Extension is especially interested in candidates who can cultivate a statewide Extension program that ensures sustainable forest management while balancing opportunities for economic growth. The successful candidate will advance the development and implementation of educational outreach that enhances recognition and sustainable management of forest ecosystems as critical to wildlife, the economy, societal wellbeing, ecosystem services, biodiversity, carbon sequestration and storage, recreation, and equitable access.
Applicants must hold a PhD in forest science, forest ecology, forestry, or related natural science field (B.S. in forestry preferred), and will have expertise in outreach program development, implementation, evaluation, and management, and technical experience in applied forest research and management. All candidates must apply online at https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/50608 and must attach to their application a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, a document explaining their teaching philosophy, and a diversity statement. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2022, and will continue until suitable candidates are identified.
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.