Assistant/Associate Professor - Tree Physiology/Ecophysiology

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
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Jun 3, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Urban & Regional Planning, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Agriculture & Animal Sciences, Biology & Life Sciences, Geology & Earth Sciences, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Home Economics & Consumer Sciences
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Assistant/Associate Professor - Tree Physiology/Ecophysiology

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The College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment ( CFWE ) at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant/associate professor level in tree physiology/ecophysiology with an expected start date of January 1, 2023. This is a full time, tenure track, 9-month appointment with 65% research and 35% teaching responsibilities. The CFWE is a national leader for forestry, wildlife, natural resource management, geospatial and environmental informatics, and biomaterial and packaging education, research, and outreach. Our graduates are leaders in a diverse array of natural resources-related companies, agencies, and non-profit organizations. Additional information about the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment and its programs can be found at our website:
Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be expected to establish an extramurally funded, innovative research program focused on physiological response to climate, forest management, and environmental stress factors at a variety of scales (tree, forest, landscape). Applicants will also be expected to teach two undergraduate courses (Tree Physiology, Forest Biology) each year and one graduate course in the applicant’s specialty in alternate years, or as needed by the curricula. This position also has the opportunity to serve as Director of long-term regional research program on seedling production and stand establishment. Additional responsibilities include recruiting and mentoring graduate students, and participating in college and university service.

Minimum Qualifications

An earned doctoral degree with at least one degree in forestry is required at the time of hire. Applicants should demonstrate strong training/experience in theoretical and applied aspects of tree physiology/ecophysiology as well as current tree physiology/ecophysiology research techniques. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time employment begins and must be able to communicate effectively in English

Desired Qualifications

A demonstrated record of scholarly publication, extramural funding, and teaching at the university level is highly desirable. To be considered for the Associate Professor level, candidates must provide examples of unique and significant contributions in research and teaching as well as convincing evidence of emerging stature as a regional or national authority in their field.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must complete the on-line application at the link provided to include a complete biographical resume, transcripts, statement of teaching and research philosophies, statement detailing diversity and inclusion in teaching and research, and the names and contact information of three references. The review date will begin July 15, 2022 and will continue until a suitable candidate has been identified. For additional information contact: Dr. Scott Enebak, Chair, Search Committee, phone 334-844-1028, or email:

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