Asst Professor Job ID 9331

Laramie, Wyoming, United States

Job description

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications

·A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline
·High potential for establishing an extramurally funded research program, including basic and applied research
·Strong publication record
·High potential for effective teaching

Desired Qualifications

We particularly seek candidates with expertise in movement modeling, including statistical models and simulation approaches, or other computationally intense methods, to analyze large data sets of animal movement data. Additional preferred qualifications include expertise in relating animal movement to large-scale landscapes through the application of remote sensing or other GIS approaches. Preference will be given to candidates with prior research experience in the migration ecology of ungulates. Experience and interest in collaborating with state and federal wildlife managers, and other stakeholders, to advance the conservation and management of ungulate herds is also desirable. Finally, candidates will be evaluated based on quality of publications in the peer-reviewed scientific literature and preference will be given to those who demonstrate university-level teaching experience as the instructor of record.

Welcome to Laramie

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit

How to apply

Complete on-line application and upload the following as one PDF document: Cover letter, Curriculum vitae, Contact information for three work-related references, Statement of research vision, Statement of teaching philosophy, Statement about the applicant’s commitment and ability to work with and include diverse participants in science education and scholarship.

Nestled between two mountain ranges in southeastern Wyoming, UW offers varied academic and lifestyle opportunities including year-round cultural and recreational activities. Located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 with a unique blend of sophistication and western hospitality, UW draws over 13,000 students from all 50 states and more than 75 countries.