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Program Director

Lake States
Posted 1 month ago

Employer: Michigan State University’s Department of Forestry

Location: East Lansing

Application deadline: March 5, 2023

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The FCCP Director will develop strategy in collaboration with faculty and FCCP staff and lead and supervise personnel to realize strategic goals. Serving as Program Director of the FCCP provides the opportunity to engage as an expert in high-level policy dialogues. Teaching responsibilities include (co)instruction of a graduate course in forest economics, policy, and finance and /or an undergraduate course in natural resource policy.

Open rank professor applicants are expected to conduct research in policy related to forest-based climate solutions and develop an internationally recognized research program by securing competitive funding, publishing in leading peer‐reviewed journals, and recruiting and training graduate students and postdocs.

Specialist applicants are expected to conduct and / or manage and facilitate research in policy related to forest carbon and climate resilience.

For all applicants, expertise in carbon modeling, including in harvested wood products, and interest in interdisciplinary collaborations are highly desired.

Department / University and professional service also are expected.

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