The School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences (SFWS) at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in tree physiology/ecophysiology with an expected start date of August 1, 2020. This is a full time, tenure track, 9-month appointment with 60% research, 35% teaching and 5% service responsibilities. The SFWS is a national leader for 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:
Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be expected to establish an extramurally funded, innovative research program focused on physiological response to climate, forest management, and environmental stress factors at a variety of scales (tree, forest, landscape). Applicants will also be expected to teach two undergraduate courses each year and one graduate course in the applicant’s specialty in alternate years, or as needed by the curricula. Additional responsibilities include recruiting and mentoring graduate students, advising undergraduate students, and participating in school and university service.
Rank and Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.