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Assistant or Associate Professor of Forestry

Posted 2 months ago

Employer: New Mexico Highlands University

Location: Las Vegas, New Mexico campus

Application deadline: Open until filled

Full position description and application instructions


Building upon our current strengths, the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the development of a nationally recognized education, research, and outreach program focused on forestry and resource management with a concentration on the Southern Rocky Mountains and Southwestern ecosystems. NMHU has strong ties with the USDA Forest Service, USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, NM Forestry Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and other private and non-governmental organizations and is growing its international footprint.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Teach up to 12 credit hours per semester of forestry courses as appropriate to the faculty member’s expertise and departmental needs
  • Develop and deliver courses in the faculty member’s area of expertise, and assist with the development of new programs and projects in accordance with the academic and strategic needs of the department and university, including exploring the potential for development and delivery of online Forestry courses
  • Assist with the modernization and improvement of curricula
  • Serve as an advisor and mentor to undergraduate and graduate students
  • Seek, secure, and effectively manage external funding in support of research and scholarly activity in the faculty member’s area(s) of expertise
  • Perform service to the University, professional organizations, and the broader community of stakeholders
  • And more

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