Assistant Professor in Forest and Disturbed Soils UGA

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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 08:30 to Friday, March 15, 2019 - 08:30

The Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia is seeking applicants for a faculty position in Forest and Distrubed Soils.  This is a 9-month (0.75 EFT), tenure track appointment with 50% EFT research and 25% EFT teaching responsibilities at the Assistant Professor level. The selected candidate will be expected to develop a broad research program related to soil management. Research emphases could include forest soils, urban soils, the restoration of disturbed soils such as mined lands, or the soil microbiological implications of land management decisions. The selected applicant will be expected to collaborate with faculty in forestry, urban forestry, and water resources and help grow a recently created area of emphasis in community forestry and arboriculture within the Warnell School as well as continue strong programs in water and forest soil management. The selected candidate will mentor graduate students, serve on School and University committees and actively participate in professional scientific societies. The selected candidate will normally teach three courses each academic year. Required teaching will include a semester-long course “Urban Soil Use and Management” that focuses on tree and water management in the built environment and co-teaching a three-week Maymester course “Community Forestry and Arboriculture Field Practicum.” Other teaching responsibilities will depend on the selected candidate’s interests and areas of expertise. 

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