[ES_JOBS_NET] TRACK FACULTY POSITION, Department of Environmental Science and Management, Humboldt State University

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Mon Sep 12 11:29:31 MDT 2016



        Humboldt State University

Department of Environmental Science and Management
Restoration Ecology and Natural History
Faculty Tenure-Track Position Starting August 2017
Job #7713

Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal 
opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest 
quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state

DESCRIPTION: Humboldt State University’s Department of Environmental 
Science and Management invites applications for an academic year 
tenure-track faculty position in Restoration Ecology and Natural History.

RANK, SALARY AND BENEFITS: We seek to fill this position at the 
Assistant Professor rank; however rank and salary are dependent on the 
appointee's qualifications and experience. The current California
State University Salary Schedule is available at: 

Humboldt State University provides an excellent benefits package for 
faculty. Information about benefits plans can be found at: 

QUALIFICATIONS: An earned Ph.D. in Restoration Ecology, Natural History, 
General Ecology or a closely related
discipline (such as Environmental Science, Botany, Biology, Soil 
Science, Forestry, Rangeland Science, Watershed Science) from an 
accredited college or university is preferred at the time of 
appointment. Applicants with considerable progress toward doctorate 
degree completion by appointment date will be considered. Completion of 
terminal degree is required prior to the start of the second 
probationary year following initial appointment.

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following:
Potential for effective teaching or teaching experience using a variety 
of methodologies;
Expertise in restoration ecology, general ecology, natural history, and 
field methods;
Commitment to and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning 
environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds;
Record of, or potential for, involving students in research and 
scholarly activity;
Interest and ability to teach a broad range of courses (major, general 
education, etc.); and
Willingness to participate in the development of online learning 

At the time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. 
citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and 
Immigration Services to work in the United States. For information on 
the University policy on support for non-immigrant probationary faculty 
visa acquisition, please visit: 

PROFESSIONAL DUTIES: Candidates should be committed to teaching 
excellence and to building a strong research record. Teaching 
assignments may include: Applied Natural History & Ecology, Principles of
Ecological Restoration, Applied Ecological Restoration, Environmental 
Methods, Environmental
Science and Management Senior Capstone, Freshman Seminar, and Graduate 
Seminar. Instructional assignments will be consistent with the 
programmatic needs of the department and students.

The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty 
members are teaching; research and scholarship/creative activity;and 
service to the University, profession and community. These 
responsibilities include: advising students, participation in campus and 
system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working 
collaboratively and productively with colleagues,and participation in 
traditional academic functions.

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Department of Environmental Science and 
Management offers a B.S. degre in Environmental Science and Management 
(with six degree options, including an option in Ecological
Restoration), as well as a M.S. degree in Natural Resources. The 
Department enrolls
over 500 undergraduate students. For more information about the 
Department of Environmental Science and Management, please visit: 
http://www.humboldt.edu/environment. For information about the College 
of Natural Resources and Sciences, please visit: 

APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should submit electronically the 
following materials:
Letter of application;
Curriculum vitae;
Application for Academic Employment: 
Supplemental Application for Academic Employment: 
Teaching Evaluations, if available;
Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are sufficient for initial 
review); and
Names and contact information for three professional references.

Submission of the application materials should be sent as a single PDF 
document, in the order listed above to: ecoresto.search at humboldt.edu. In 
letter of application, please refer to Job #7713. Please direct any 
question pertaining to this position to:Dr. Alison O’Dowd, Search 
Committee Chair, Department of Environmental Science and Management, 
Humboldt State University, One Harpst Street, Arcata, California 
95521-8299.Phone (707) 826-3438. Email: ecoresto.search at humboldt.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE: This position is open until filled. First 
consideration will be given to completed applications received no later 
than October 14, 2016. Early response is encouraged.

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