Faculty Position in Natural Resource Measurements, Biometrics, and/or Modeling, Mississippi State University

Starkville, MS

Organization: Department of Forestry, Mississippi State University

Duties: Responsibilities will include participation in the Department’s teaching, research, and service activities. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and/or teach undergraduate and graduate courses consistent with the level of appointment in one or more of the following areas: forest measurements, forest biometrics, environmental measurements, geographic information systems (GIS), and geospatial modeling. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an extramurally-funded research program in quantitative and/or geospatial assessment of natural resources. Appropriate areas of research could include, but are not limited to: resource inventory assessment/analysis, geospatial/statistical modeling, and related quantitative assessments in resource measurements/management. Opportunities exist for research collaboration with the USDA Forest Service and other Federal agencies, state agencies, forest industry, and forest landowners and managers.

Desired qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Forestry or a closely-related field is required. Demonstrated training/experience in field and quantitative forest measurements, biometrics, natural resource assessment, and/or geospatial modeling is also required.

How to apply: Applications must be made through the Mississippi State University Employment opportunities website via the link http://www.msujobs.msstate.edu/ (PARF Number 496011). Applicants should also send (in a single pdf) a letter of application, curriculum vita, copies of transcripts (for all degrees), a brief statement of research and teaching interests, and complete contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Heather Alexander (heather.alexander@msstate.edu)

Application deadline: September 14, 2017