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Asst Prof - Quantitative Natural Resources Science

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Asst Prof - Quantitative Natural Resources Science
University of Arkansas Monticello

University of Arkansas at Monticello
College of Forestry, Agriculture & Natural Resources
Assistant Professor – Quantitative Natural Resources Science
The University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Forestry, Agriculture and Natural Resources and the
Arkansas Forest Resources Center are seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position to contribute to
and lead the development of a dynamic, applied quantitative natural resources research program and to educate
the next generation of natural resource managers.
The College of Forestry, Agriculture & Natural Resources is home to undergraduate programs in Natural
Resources Management (options in forestry, wildlife management & conservation, geospatial science,
environmental science, and communications), Agriculture (options in Agribusiness, Animal Science, Plant
and Soil Science, Site Specific Management, and General Agriculture), and in Land Surveying, and offers a
M.S. level graduate program with emphasis areas in forest science, geospatial science, wildlife ecology and
management, and natural resources management. The Arkansas Forest Resources Center, administered by
the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, is headquartered at the University of Arkansas
at Monticello campus in partnership with the College of Forestry, Agriculture & Natural Resources. The
Center has the statewide mission of developing and delivering programs in research and extension that
enhance and ensure the sustainability of forest‐based natural resources.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to establish an innovative, dynamic, and nationally-
recognized applied research program in quantitative natural resources science; develop grant proposals and

secure funding; and publish in peer-reviewed, nationally-recognized scientific journals. Additional
responsibilities include recruiting and mentoring graduate students, advising undergraduate students, and
contributing to cooperative research efforts by faculty and other stakeholders in the region. Teaching duties
include undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, biometrics, and related courses in support of the
program. The tenure-track, 12-month position will carry the rank of assistant professor with an appointment of
70% research and 30% teaching.
Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a natural resource-related field (e.g., forestry, wildlife,
ecology). All candidates should value high-quality teaching with the ability to teach applied statistics courses to
undergraduate and graduate students. The demonstrated potential to secure extramural funding and an active
record of publication are required. Also required is the ability to work effectively with other faculty members,
students, and representatives of governmental and non-governmental organizations. Applicants must be
authorized to work in the United States and have a valid driver’s license.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications including excellent fringe benefits.

Job Type
Full Time Experienced
Monticello, Arkansas United States
Posted on
Expires on
Desired Start Date
Not provided
How to Apply
Submit a cover letter, résumé, transcripts, a statement of research interest and teaching
philosophies, and names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least three professional
references (off-list references may be checked) to: Rhonda Parris, All material must be
submitted electronically, and all applicants must complete an Employment Application available at Inquiries: Phone (870) 460-
1052; email:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. The position is available
as early as July 1, 2019.