Tenure-track faculty position in Ecosystem Modeling (Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences) at University of Idaho

Tenure-track faculty position in Ecosystem Modeling. The Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences at the University of Idaho seeks a scientist for an assistant professor, tenure-track position in Ecosystem Modeling beginning August 2014. We are particularly interested in research that integrates multiple disciplines (e.g., eco-physiology, hydrology, disturbances, biogeochemistry, social-economics). The position is being hired under the Idaho NSF EPSCoR research program’s (http://www.idahoepscor.org/) new award Managing Idaho’s Landscapes for Ecosystem Services (MILES). The successful candidate will be partially involved in EPSCoR-funded research activities in Idaho focused on evaluating changes in ecosystem services with shifts in climate and urbanization by incorporating a diverse array of biophysical, social, and statistical models. A PhD is required at the time of appointment. Responsibilities include conducting scientific research (~60%), advising graduate students, teaching one undergraduate and one graduate course, and performing university and external service. Apply online at http://www.hr.uidaho.edu. We request a 1 page cover letter; a 2-3 page statement of your teaching and research interests; full curriculum vitae; copies of academic transcripts/degrees; up to 2 example publications highlighting your research and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin February 3rd 2014 and will continue until a successful candidate is selected. For more information, contact Dr Alistair Smith, alistair@uidaho.edu for more information. To enrich education and research through diversity the University of Idaho is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. More information can be found at (http://www.uidaho.edu/diversityandhumanrights).

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