The University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Arkansas Forest Resources Center are seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position to contribute to and lead a dynamic academic and research program in natural resources human dimensions and communications.
The College of Forestry, Agriculture & Natural Resources is home to undergraduate programs in Natural Resources Management (options in forestry, wildlife management & conservation, geospatial science, environmental science, and communications), Agriculture (options in Agribusiness, Animal Science, Plant and Soil Science, Site Specific Management, and General Agriculture), and in Land Surveying, and offers a M.S. level graduate program with emphasis areas in forest science, geospatial science, wildlife ecology and management, and natural resources management. The Arkansas Forest Resources Center, administered by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, is headquartered at the University of Arkansas at Monticello campus in partnership with the College of Forestry, Agriculture & Natural Resources. The Center has the statewide mission of developing and delivering programs in research and extension that enhance and ensure the sustainability of forest‐based natural resources.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to establish an innovative, dynamic research program in natural resources human dimensions and communications; develop grant proposals and secure funding; and publish in peer-reviewed, nationally-recognized scientific journals. Additional responsibilities include recruiting and mentoring graduate students, advising undergraduate students, and contributing to cooperative research efforts by faculty and other stakeholders in the region. Teaching duties include courses in human dimensions, communications in natural resources, contemporary issues, and related courses in support of the program. The tenure-track, 12-month position will carry the rank of assistant professor with an appointment of 60% teaching and 40% research.