[ES_JOBS_NET] TRACK FACULTY POSITION, Department of Environmental Science and Management, Humboldt State University



Humboldt State University

of Environmental Science and Management
Restoration Ecology and Natural History 
Faculty Tenure-Track Position Starting August 2017
Job #7713 
Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of
equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the
highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of
the state
DESCRIPTION: Humboldt State University’s Department of
Environmental Science and Management invites applications for an
academic year tenure-track faculty position in Restoration Ecology
and Natural History.
RANK, SALARY AND BENEFITS: We seek to fill this position at the
Assistant Professor rank; however rank and salary are dependent on
the appointee’s qualifications and experience. The current
State University Salary Schedule is available at:
Humboldt State University provides an excellent benefits package
for faculty. Information about benefits plans can be found at:
QUALIFICATIONS: An earned Ph.D. in Restoration Ecology, Natural
History, General Ecology or a closely related
discipline (such as Environmental Science, Botany, Biology, Soil
Science, Forestry, Rangeland Science, Watershed Science) from an
accredited college or university is preferred at the time of
appointment. Applicants with considerable progress toward
doctorate degree completion by appointment date will be
considered. Completion of terminal degree is required prior to the
start of the second probationary year following initial
The successful candidate must demonstrate the following:
Potential for effective teaching or teaching experience using a
variety of methodologies;
Expertise in restoration ecology, general ecology, natural
history, and field methods;
Commitment to and/or experience promoting and fostering a
learning environment that is supportive of individuals from
diverse backgrounds;
Record of, or potential for, involving students in research and
scholarly activity;
Interest and ability to teach a broad range of courses (major,
general education, etc.); and
Willingness to participate in the development of online learning
At the time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a
U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of
Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.
For information on the University policy on support for
non-immigrant probationary faculty visa acquisition, please visit:
PROFESSIONAL DUTIES: Candidates should be committed to teaching
excellence and to building a strong research record. Teaching
assignments may include: Applied Natural History & Ecology,
Principles of 
Ecological Restoration, Applied Ecological Restoration,
Environmental Methods, Environmental 
Science and Management Senior Capstone, Freshman Seminar, and
Graduate Seminar. Instructional assignments will be consistent
with the programmatic needs of the department and students.
The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty
members are teaching; research and scholarship/creative
activity;and service to the University, profession and community.
These responsibilities include: advising students, participation
in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours,
working collaboratively and productively with colleagues,and
participation in traditional academic functions.
GENERAL INFORMATION: The Department of Environmental Science and
Management offers a B.S. degre in Environmental Science and
Management (with six degree options, including an option in
Restoration), as well as a M.S. degree in Natural Resources. The
Department enrolls
over 500 undergraduate students. For more information about the
Department of Environmental Science and Management, please visit:
http://ift.tt/1lcvpel. For information about the
College of Natural Resources and Sciences, please visit:
APPLICATION: Qualified candidates should submit electronically the
following materials:
Letter of application;
Curriculum vitae;
Application for Academic Employment:
Supplemental Application for Academic Employment:
Teaching Evaluations, if available;
Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are sufficient for
initial review); and
Names and contact information for three professional references. 
Submission of the application materials should be sent as a single
PDF document, in the order listed above to:
ecoresto.search@humboldt.edu. In letter of application, please
refer to Job #7713. Please direct any question pertaining to this
position to:Dr. Alison O’Dowd, Search Committee Chair, Department
of Environmental Science and Management, Humboldt State
University, One Harpst Street, Arcata, California 95521-8299.Phone
(707) 826-3438. Email: ecoresto.search@humboldt.edu
APPLICATION DEADLINE: This position is open until filled. First
consideration will be given to completed applications received no
later than October 14, 2016. Early response is encouraged.

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