NREM Seeking an Assistant Professor Forestry/Silviculture

January 25, 2017

The Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM) at Iowa State University seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in forestry/silviculture at the assistant professor level.  The position is a 9-month appointment and has responsibilities in teaching, research, and service (a standard appointment is 45%, 45%, and 10%, respectively).

The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching courses that contribute to departmental academic priorities, including silviculture, assisting in dendrology, and other courses in the undergraduate natural resources curricula.  Teaching also includes developing a graduate course in the candidate’s area of expertise.  Responsibilities will include mentoring and advising undergraduate and graduate students and participation in a 3-week fall camp.

Required Education and Experience:  Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. by start date in forestry, or a closely related forestry field and research experience related to siliviculture and/or forest management.

Preferred Education and Experience:  Publication record; post-doctoral experience; demonstrated ability to work in a team-based, collaborative environment; grant writing experience and the ability to obtain external funding support for research activities; demonstrated excellence in university-level teaching in forestry/silviculture courses.

All applications must be submitted electronically at Please be prepared to attach a letter of application, concise statements of teaching and research philosophies, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references. Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 27, 2016. For additional information please email

Position Details:

Contact:  Tammy Porter;

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