The Utah State University Department of Wildland Resources and the Ecology Center are seeking applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure-track faculty position in movement ecology. The position, to be filled at the Assistant Professor level, will be 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service.
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Along with the online application, please attach:
1) Curriculum vitae to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
2) Cover Letter
3) Statement of research experience and interests
4) Statement of teaching philosophy
Please do not attach required documents (#2-4) in the candidate profile; you will be instructed to copy and paste later on in the application.
Please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Dan MacNulty (email@example.com) with questions. Review of applications begins November 27, 2023. Anticipated start date: August 1, 2024.
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not necessarily, occasional temperature changes.
The S. J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources is a welcoming, socially active community of faculty, students, and staff, and houses the Wildland Resources, Environment and Society, and Watershed Sciences Departments. Wildland Resources is the largest of the three departments and is an internationally renowned center of ecological research. Located in Logan, USU offers the amenities of a college town within the Cache Valley metropolitan zone of over 155,000 people. The USU main campus is a 90-minute drive to Salt Lake City, positioned along the scenic Wasatch Mountains and Bear River Range. Logan has a bonanza of outdoor activities within minutes of campus and is within a day’s drive of seven national parks. The S.J. & Jessie E. Quinney College of Natural Resources is nationally and internationally recognized for its research, extension, and teaching on natural and socio-environmental ecosystems. It is a high-impact college at Utah State University with over $15M in research funding annually, 55 tenure-track faculty in three departments, and close partnerships with federal and state natural resource agencies.
The Department of Wildland Resources in QCNR encompasses research in applied terrestrial ecology, including the ecology and management of wildlife, forests, rangelands, conservation biology, and climate change adaptation. Award-winning faculty teach courses that prepare students for professional careers in many natural resources fields, including programs accredited by the Society of American Foresters and the Society for Range Management and aligned with the Society of Ecological Restoration.
Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant and space-grant university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion. USU serves approximately 27,500 students throughout the state at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for over 25 years, and USU Extension provides outreach and service to all counties in Utah.
As a land-grant university, USU engages communities and empowers people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. As an R1 research institution, USU provides a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price. Washington Monthly has consistently ranked USU in the top 10 among public universities for contribution to social mobility, research, and public service.
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About the Region
U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation.
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