Open Rank Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Biometry



Job description

Raleigh, NC

Department: 150401 – For & Envir Res Acad Research

Location: Raleigh, NC

Essential Job Duties:

The Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University invites applicants for a 9-month, tenure-track position in Forest Biometry / Growth and Yield. The appointment is 45%research, 45% teaching and 10% service. The candidate should have experience in forest biometry and mensuration. The qualified candidate should have at least one degree in forest management and scholarship in forest biometry / growth and yield. Applicants should have clearly demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in the department, college, and university. While the department expects to hire at the Assistant Professor level, candidates with exceptional research records of all levels are encouraged to apply.

Other Work/Responsibilities:

Teaching and Mentoring Responsibility:

The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in forest biometry courses across the forest management curriculum, including a one week mensuration course at forestry summer field course, a junior level biometry course, and a graduate course in the candidate’s area of expertise. The candidate will be responsible for advising and mentoring forestry undergraduate and graduate students and provide consultation to the College Forest Assets team.

Research Responsibilities:

The candidate is expected to develop an internationally recognized, externally funded research program in forest biometrics and mensuration and have a strong background in biostatics and quantitative methods. The candidate is expected to collaborate with the three forest industry cooperatives (Tree Improvement, Forest Productivity, Camcore) and the Southern Forest Resource Assessment Consortium.

Service Responsibilities:

The candidate will serve on academic (e.g. departmental, college, and university) committees, supervise forestry undergraduate club, and engage with professional society committees and activities.

Minimum Experience/Education:

Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.

Required Qualifications:

The candidate must have: (1) a PhD. degree in forest biometry, forest management, or closely related field, and preferably at least two years of post-doctoral experience, (2) a proven track record or demonstrated potential of high-impact publications in forestry related journals, (3) demonstrated experience or potential to attract external funding, (4) demonstrated experience interacting with forest management undergraduates students, (5) excellent problem-solving and oral and written communication skills; and (6) desire to collaborate in teaching, research, and service missions of NC State.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least two years of post-doctoral experience.

How to apply

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Position Number: 00103559

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