Employer: University of Maine
Location: Orono Maine
Application deadline: February 4, 2022
The School of Forest Resources (SFR) at the University of Maine seeks a collaborative colleague to join our faculty as an Assistant Professor in Forest Management. The successful applicant is expected to fully participate in UMaine’s undergraduate and graduate education, build a strong research program, and engage with diverse stakeholders, and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the institution and the discipline.
Responsibilities: This position is 50% teaching and 50% research with additional expectations of service and advising undergraduate and graduate students. A 50% teaching appointment involves teaching 9 credits per academic year, and may include:
- An upper-level course in forest management, with lecture and field laboratory, for SAF accredited undergraduate and graduate programs,
- Other core courses in the forestry program, and/or
- A senior level/graduate courses in forest management or related topic.
Research expectations include developing an extramurally funded, internationally recognized, forest management research program and collaborating with scientists and educators in forest resources and related disciplines.
Service and leadership opportunities exist with landowners, foresters, Society of American Foresters, USDA Forest Service, state agencies, and NGOs.