Assistant Professor in Forest Biology (Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences) at University of Idaho

University of Idaho

Academic Faculty
(Assistant Professor in Forest Biology)
Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences

Open for Recruitment: November 18, 2013 – January 5, 2014
Announcement #: 10000048705
Salary Range: $55,000 – $65,000 DOE
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Location: Moscow

Materials Required:
Online Application (
Letter of Application
Curriculum Vitae
Unofficial Transcripts
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Research Interests
Contact Information for 3 References
Refereed Publications

The Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences at the University of Idaho invites applications for an academic-year, tenure-track faculty position in forest biology at the rank of Assistant Professor.


Required: PhD in Forest Biology or close equivalent by the time of hire. Evidence of potential to secure extramural funding and demonstrated ability to publish research results in refereed journals. Evidence of ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level effectively. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

Must: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.*

Desired: Demonstrated interest in and ability to teach Dendrology. Experience in field botany. Postdoctoral or similar experience with a successful record of extramural funding for research. Experience in multidisciplinary collaboration addressing important contemporary research questions. At least one degree in forestry or close equivalent. Familiarity with the land grant mission and forest management.

We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.


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