[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor in landscape hydrology and resource sustainability
marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Mon May 11 17:27:05 MDT 2015
The Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM) at
Oklahoma State University invites applications for a full-time,
eleven-month, tenure-track position (40% research and 60% teaching) at the
rank of Assistant Professor in landscape hydrology and resource
sustainability. The research appointment is in the Oklahoma Agricultural
Experiment Station (OAES) and the teaching appointment is in the College of
Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR). This position reports
directly to the Head of NREM.
Oklahoma State University is a leading land-grant university in a region
represented by an environmental gradient that ranges from pine and oak
forests with >1400 mm of rainfall to shortgrass prairie and pinyon-juniper
rangelands with <600 mm of rainfall. The NREM department is composed of a
diverse group of faculty with expertise in aquatics, fisheries, forestry,
rangeland, and wildlife resources, employs 21 faculty and 12 support staff,
and houses the Oklahoma Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. NREM
faculty are active in several established climate change and water- related
research centers based at OSU including the Oklahoma Water Resources
Center, a current Oklahoma-based NSF EPSCoR project, and the USGS South
Central Climate Science Center.
1. Establish an internationally recognized, externally funded research
program in the area of wildland hydrology and resource sustainability that
emphasizes climate, land use, and land cover change impacts over a wide
range of ecological types from humid forests to dry rangeland systems.
Research associated with this position is expected to include scaling from
experimental watersheds to landscape and regional scales, potentially using
expertise in hydrological modeling and/or remote sensing. Research
supporting graduate education is a priority.
2. Teach undergraduate courses that may include hydrology and watershed
management, sustainable natural resource management, and natural resource
policy. Teach graduate courses in area of expertise and that support
graduate programs and broader departmental priorities.
3. Recruit, mentor, and train graduate students.
4. Advise and mentor undergraduate students.
5. Serve on Departmental, Division, and University committees
appropriate to interests, responsibilities, and organizational mission.
1. A Ph.D. in hydrology, watershed science, or water resource management
or a related natural resource field from an accredited university is
2. Evidence of the ability to conduct independent and collaborative
research with other faculty and natural resource professionals, develop and
maintain an active research program, publish in leading scientific
journals, and secure extramural funding to support research.
3. Evidence of effective teaching skills, an understanding of the
land-grant mission, and a strong interest in teaching and advising
undergraduate and graduate students.
Applications must be submitted online at:
(search by keyword req328)
Applicants should submit:
1) statement of research interests and philosophies,
2) statement of instruction interests and philosophies,
3) curriculum vitae,
4) academic transcripts,
5) up to three reprints of journal publications, and
6) contact information for three references.
Review of applications will begin on July 1, 2015 and will continue until a
suitable applicant is identified. The position will be filled by January 1,
2016 or as soon thereafter as a qualified candidate is available. Salary
will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
For more information about the department, visit http://nrem.okstate.edu.
Questions concerning this position should be directed to:
Dr. Gail Wilson, Chair
Search and Screen Committee – Landscape Hydrology
Oklahoma State University
Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management
008 Agricultural Hall Room C
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Oklahoma State University is an EEO E-Verify employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age,
race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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