|Title||Assistant Professor- Urban Fish and Wildlife Conservation|
|Agency, Location||Virginia Tech, Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation|
Effective teaching, support of the land-grant mission, and development of an independent, externally funded research program that engages both graduate and undergraduate students are expected for promotion and tenure. The appointed individual will teach ~1.5 undergraduate and/or graduate courses per year in the area of their expertise. Advising and mentoring of both graduate and undergraduate students are required. Strong preference will be given to candidates who can develop and fund a successful research program that collaborates with diverse entities, including state and federal agencies, local governments, and/or non-governmental organizations. Participation in departmental, college and university affairs, and collaboration with faculty both within the college and across the university is expected. Researchers who use interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary approaches and interact with stakeholders are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to individuals with an established track record in conservation research in urban environments and a demonstrated ability to secure extramural funding, publish in high quality, peer-reviewed journals, and extend research results to managers, policy makers, and the public.
7. Demonstrated record of research and/or teaching addressing needs of under- represented communities, including racial, ethnic, and religious minorities, immigrants, and LGBTQ individuals.
Ad Closing Date: January 24, 2020
Ashley Dayer, Search Committee Chair, [email protected]