Wetland Jobs Board

In addition to the job postings below, ASWM has compiled a list of links to water resources and/or wetland-related job postings.  Click here.  To submit a wetland-related job announcement to the ASWM site, send the job title, a brief description, a link to the full description, closing date, relevant contact info and website to sharon@aswm.org

Assistant Professor position in Geography, Miami Univ.

Miami University seeks an Assistant Professor in Geography; a physical geographer with research and teaching expertise in surface water resources, especially relating to climate, hydrology, and/or watershed science. Qualified applicants will have a PhD in Geography or closely-allied field by time of appointment. andidate must be qualified to teach a broad range of physical geography and water resource courses, advise undergraduate and graduate students, contribute to interdisciplinary grant-funded research projects and provide service to the university. We emphasize contributions to existing strengths in human-environment relationships, urban sustainability, and global development and change. For more information, click here. Screening of applications begins October 22, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Posting No. 0002963.  

Research Assistant Professor in Wildlife Resources, West Virginia University

West Virginia University is seeking a broadly-trained wildlife ecologist to fill a nine-month position at the rank of Research Assistant Professor. This position is research based and non-tenure track, but fully promotable using standard University promotion criteria. They anticipate that the position will begin on or before July 1, 2015.  This is a shared position with the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station in Parsons, West Virginia. Duties are predominantly focused on forest-wildlife research (85 percent) and teaching one 3-credit graduate/advanced undergraduate course (15 percent) per year.  Research questions should have broad, multi-disciplinary implications (e.g. climate change, energy development, zoonotic disease issues) and landscape scale applications (e.g. ecological restoration). The incumbent will work closely with the Forest Service to identify and develop research that complements Station and Agency priorities, attract and mentor graduate students, acquire extramural funding, and publish research results in refereed research journals. An earned doctorate in Wildlife Sciences or related disciplines is required. Experience in wildlife management or research at the state or federal level is preferred. Applications will be accepted until November 15, 2014 or until the position is filled. For more information, click here.

Job: Tenure-track position - Assistant Professor Level

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee seeks an outstanding scholar to fill a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. They invite applications from individuals with research interests in any area of ecology that complements the broad range of existing research strengths within our Department. They welcome applicants who can use the wealth of nearby field resources (Great Smoky Mountains National Park, nearby national forests and natural areas), our research and teaching field station in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, new greenhouse facilities and extensive biodiversity collections or could collaborate with scientists at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis and nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory. They are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and particularly invite candidates who will strengthen our diversity and educational mission. Expectations for a successful candidate include an exceptional record of scientific accomplishment, with evidence of an ability to develop a productive, externally-funded research program, a demonstrated ability to mentor students from diverse backgrounds, excellent communication skills and application of effective teaching strategies. 

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Faculty positions: Coastal & Marine Initiative: Conservation Biology, Fisheries Biology, Population Biology, Community Ecology and Organismal Biology, Florida State Univ.

Florida State University is continuing its major interdisciplinary initiative in the broadly defined area of Coastal & Marine Research. During the 2014-15 academic year, the initiative will be recruiting up to five tenure-track faculty members and the search is open with respect to rank. They invite applications in five areas of research of importance to marine and terrestrial coastal areas: (1) conservation biology, (2) fisheries biology, (3) population biology (including demography and population genetics), (4) community ecology (including species interactions and macroecology) and (5) organismal biology (including environmental physiology and functional morphology). They encourage applications from ecologists and evolutionary biologists, empiricists and theoreticians.

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Job: Assistant or Associate Professor, Geography, Univ. of Idaho

The Department of Geography at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho is seeking to fill an Assistant or Associate Professor, Geography. Assistant/Associate Professor (Ph.D. required) with a research expertise that emphasizes the interaction of climate change, society, and the environment. The position will have responsibilities in research, teaching, service, and undergraduate and graduate advising. This hire will further contribute expertise to transdisciplinary research in climate change science, impacts, adaptation, and mitigation at the University of Idaho. Relevant research foci may include climate change impacts to water, energy and food resources, or human health; societal adaptation to climate change impacts; or mitigation of future climate change through socioeconomic means. A hire at the Assistant level requires evidence of outstanding potential for effective teaching and scholarly research. A hire at the Associate level requires evidence of highly effective teaching and graduate student mentoring, as well as a strong record of research and extramural funding. For more information, click here. Posting No. F000080P. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but screening of completed applications will begin on November 10, 2014.

Job: Asst. Professor - Physiology and Functional Biology, Yale

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut invites applications for an Assistant Professor in physiology and functional biology. Focal research areas could include comparative, molecular, evolutionary, or ecological physiology, functional biology, biomechanics, or biomaterials science. They seek applicants who use creative approaches to address fundamental questions in organismal biology and who are eager to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in physiology and associated fields. A record of outstanding achievement and a promising research program are more important than the specific research area. For more information, click here. Position ID Yale-EEB-APPF [#4688]. Apply by November 28, 2014.

Job: Assistant Professor Position in Community Ecology, Mississippi State Univ.

The Department of Biological Sciences at Mississippi State University invites applications for a 9-‐month tenure-‐track faculty position in *Community Ecology*. They seek a candidate that will complement existing strengths and allow for new collaborations in both the department and across Mississippi State University. Faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences have diverse research interests in bioinformatics, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolutionary biology, genetics, microbiology, physiology, and systematics and are typically funded by the NIH, NSF, USDA, and USGS, as well as numerous private foundations. They particularly encourage candidates who take an integrative approach to address the role of indirect effects in biological communities to apply. For more information, click here. Open until filled. Position No. 8448.

Job: PhD in forest carbon cycling and global change

PhD student sought who will assist in developing a model of the disintegration and decay of standing dead trees. The student will be a member of the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Texas A&M University working with Drs. Jason Vogel, Georgianne Moore, and Sorin Popescu. The student will primarily be responsible for building a model of wood decay and integrating its mass loss estimates with measurements of branch senescence and tree fall. Tree disintegration will be estimated in collaboration with a Postdoctoral associate who will be using LiDAR images, both ground based and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) platforms, to estimate changes in dead tree structure.  Individuals interested in ecosystem carbon cycling, remote sensing, or forest ecology are encouraged to apply.

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