A 9-month tenure-accruing position is available in the School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida, Gainesville. The position is 40% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences), and 60% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station). The successful candidate will teach an undergraduate Natural Resources Policy and Economics course and a graduate Policy and Economics of Natural Resources course, which includes distance students from a diversity of majors. The hire will coordinate the online graduate graduate-level certificate and major in Natural Resources Policy and Administration, and the undergraduate certificate in Environmental Policy, Law, and Regulation. They will demonstrate the ability to establish a forest-focused, collaborative, externally funded, internationally recognized research program in natural resource policy and economics, with an emphasis on forest ecosystem services, policy, risk assessment and management. However, candidates with demonstrated excellence in related topics and a willingness to apply this expertise to forest-related issues will be considered. Individuals wishing to apply should go to http://apply.interfolio.com/94634 to view the full position description and application instructions. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Jason Vogel, [email protected].
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. We strongly encourage historically underrepresented groups to apply.