[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor of Landscape Ecology, University of Florida

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Fri Dec 25 20:01:25 MST 2015

Title:          Assistant Professor of Landscape Ecology
Location:       Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center
                University of Florida
                Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS)
                Davie, Florida
Salary:         Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience

Review Date:    For full consideration, candidates should apply and submit
additional materials by February 15, 2016. Position will remain open until
a viable applicant pool is determined.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This is a 12-month tenure-accruing position that will be 60% research
(Florida Agricultural Experiment Station) and 40% extension (Florida
Cooperative Extension Service), available at the Fort Lauderdale Research
and Education Center, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, at the
University of Florida. This faculty member is expected to develop a
productive, interdisciplinary, extramurally funded research program with
emphasis on landscape structure and function over a range of spatial and
temporal scales in South Florida. This may include application of climate
change, including sea-level rise, to ecological landscape analysis;
biogeochemical processes and modeling including carbon sequestration and
greenhouse gas emissions; evaluation of species and community responses to
changes in landscape structure and function or invasive species; and
integration of multidisciplinary science into restoration of damaged
landscapes or response to sea-level rise. Extension responsibilities will
include developing education programs on the interaction of Everglades
restoration with natural and man-made ecosystems and on impacts of
sea-level rise. The incumbent will provide leadership, training, and
assistance to county faculty. The position will be located at the Fort
Lauderdale Research and Education Center, Institute of Food and Agriculture
Sciences (IFAS), University of Florida (Davie, Florida). Tenure will accrue
in the most suitable department (Soil & Water Science or School of Forestry
& Resource Conservation), based on the successful applicant's credentials.

Please refer to Requisition # 495173
Dr. Henry Hochmair
Chair, Landscape Ecologist Search and Screen Committee
University of Florida
Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center
3205 College Avenue
Davie, FL 33314

Telephone:      954.577.6317
Facsimile:      954.475.4125
E-Mail:         hhhochmair at ufl.edu

Application Information:

Individuals wishing to apply should go online to
and submit:
* Application
* Cover letter that states applicant’s interest in the position and
qualifications relative to the credentials listed above
* Curriculum vitae
* Names and contact information (email address and phone number) of three
individuals who may be contacted to provide letters of recommendation
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