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University of Nebraska
The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture is pleased to accept applications for a Rangeland Ecologist, 12-month, tenure-leading position at Assistant or Associate Professor rank with 50% research and 50% teaching responsibilities, located in Lincoln, Nebraska. This specialist will provide rangeland ecology and management expertise and leadership for departmental and interdisciplinary programs, and will be expected to develop a nationally recognized program appropriate for a major land-grant university. Research is to address and quantify ecological relationships on rangeland; areas of focus may include rangeland resilience, prairie restoration, integration of rangeland ecology into regional and global issues, biodiversity and conservation management priorities on rangelands, habitat management, and rare and endangered species within rangeland ecosystems. Teaching responsibilities include teaching annually: Great Plains Ecosystems, Vegetation Analysis, and an undergraduate/graduate level course in the incumbent's area of specialization that contributes to the Grassland and Ecology Management degree program. Instruction of North American Range Plants will be coordinated by the incumbent. Additional responsibilities will be advising/mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, publishing in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and securing external research and teaching grants.
Requires Ph.D. or Ph.D. in place by date of hire in range management, ecology, or related field.
To view the complete position details and apply for this position, go to the UNL Employment website: http://employment.unl.edu. Search for requisition number F_130094. Click on "Apply to this Job," complete the form and then attach a letter of application, an overview of research and teaching experience and interests, and curriculum vitae. Arrange for 3 letters of reference to be emailed to: email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on May 6, 2013 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
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