The School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in forest ecology with an expected start date of August 1, 2020. This is a full time, tenure track, 9-month appointment with a 60% research, 35% teaching and 5% service. The SFWS is a leading school in the nation and has played an active role in forestry, wildlife, natural resource management, geospatial and environmental informatics, and biomaterial and packaging education, research, and outreach. Our graduates are leaders in a diverse array of natural resources-related companies, agencies, and non-profit organizations. Additional information about the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences and its programs can be found at our website: https://sfws.auburn.edu/
The successful applicant will be expected to establish an extramurally funded, innovative research program focused on process and function of forest ecosystems. The applicant will also be expected to teach two undergraduate courses each year and one graduate course in alternate years in the areas of the applicant’s specialty or as needed within the curricula. Additional responsibilities include recruiting and mentoring graduate students, advising undergraduate students, and participating in School and university service.