Assistant Professor, Rangeland Ecology and Management at Oregon State University

Assistant Professor, Rangeland Ecology and Management
Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences
Oregon State University, College of Agricultural Sciences

Assistant Professor, Rangeland Ecology and Management, Eastern Oregon Ag & Natural Resource Program, Oregon State University, La Grande, Oregon. Responsibilities include teaching, advising, and interacting with undergraduate and graduate students; competing effectively for external funding; and working with stakeholders to implement a balanced program of fundamental and applied research directed toward the interactions of water, soil, vegetation, animals, and climate endemic to Eastern Oregon and regionally to the Northern Great Basin, Blue Mountains and Columbia Plateau. Position is a full- time, 9-month tenure-track position in the Animal and Rangeland Sciences Department. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Rangeland Ecology and Management, Arid Land Ecology, or closely related field; commitment to excellence in teaching; and ability to establish a nationally-recognized program in Rangeland ecology and management research. Individuals working toward the required degree will be considered, but the degree must be obtained by the start date. Preferred qualifications include postdoctoral experience and experience in obtaining extramural funding; field-based research experience related to sustainable rangeland ecology issues in arid/semiarid systems; college-level classroom teaching experience, especially related to watershed/riparian ecology, grassland ecology, wildland plant identification and/or rangeland management planning topics; experience and/or willingness to work in a team setting that may include multi-agencies and multi-disciplinary research, and a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
To view a full announcement or to apply, visit http://oregonstate.edu/jobs for job posting #0011630. For full consideration, apply by 02/28/2014.
OSU is an AA/EOE, and has a policy of being responsive to dual-career needs.

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