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Pennsylvania State University Invites Applications for Assistant Professor of quantitative Wildlife Ecology

January 22, 2019

 

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Assistant Professor of Quantitative Wildlife Ecology                                                                      

 

 

Job Description
The Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Quantitative Wildlife Ecology.

 

                             

The Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Quantitative Wildlife Ecology.

 

The position will be filled at the Assistant Professor level, on a 36-week academic year appointment, with 50% teaching and 50% research responsibilities. The successful candidate is expected to interact with scientifically diverse faculty across campus and to develop an internationally recognized, extramurally supported research program focused on the conservation and management of wildlife populations that builds on program strengths in quantitative applications. In addition, we prefer applicants with expertise in mammal conservation and management, who can research population/community responses to management actions, who can address issues relevant to Pennsylvania and the Northeast, and with a commitment to developing diverse, inclusive, and equitable research, teaching, and outreach programs.

 

Teaching responsibilities include:

  • An undergraduate course in Mammalogy and a Mammalogy lab
  • An additional undergraduate course that addresses current program needs, and a graduate course in the candidate's area of expertise.

 

Other responsibilities include;

  • Mentoring graduate students
  • Serving on graduate committees
  • Advising undergraduate students
  • Supervising undergraduate and graduate research, and service to the University community.

 

 

Qualifications include:

  • A Ph.D. in wildlife ecology or management, natural resource conservation, ecology, or a related field;
  • A strong publication record and the potential to develop a vigorous extramurally funded research program;
  • And demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising.

 

The successful candidate must have completed all degree requirements by the appointment date.

 

 

Penn State is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples. All Penn State faculty are expected to comply with relevant policies, maintain high ethical standards, and participate in professional service and/or outreach.

 

For further information, contact
Dr. Margaret Brittingham
Email: mxb21@psu.edu
Phone: 814-863-8442

 

Application materials requested are:

  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Statement of research interests
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • A statement which addresses past experiences and future plans for developing a diverse, inclusive, and equitable program
  • Up to three reprints
  • Transcripts of undergraduate and graduate degrees
  • Names and contact information for three individuals who can provide references

Applications will be reviewed beginning March 1, 2019, and the search will continue until the position is filled.




 
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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
 

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