Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Tenure Track, Starting September 1, 2019
September 20, 2018
Galloway, New Jersey
Higher Education Institution
The Stockton University Environmental Science program is seeking to fill a tenure track position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a Forest Ecologist to teach forestry and related courses, as well as continue the implementation of Stockton’s unique Forest Management Plan, for September 2019. Preference will be given to those who have a demonstrated past experience actively managing forests on the private, state or federal levels, using the precepts of ecological forest management. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching in the Environmental Science program, as well as in the interdisciplinary General Studies curriculum. Additionally, a commitment to university service and continuing research activity is required.
Lead students in the Forestry Concentration within the Environmental Science program by teaching courses in Ecological Forest Management, Dendrology, and additional upper level courses related to expertise.
Contribute to the core Environmental Science curriculum by teaching a program core course, (e.g., Statistical Analysis of Ecological Systems or Ecological Principles).
Develop a laboratory-based research program involving undergraduate students.
Contribute to the interdisciplinary general studies curriculum.
Excellent teaching and scholarship are expected. Teaching load is 12 hours each semester and typically consists of lecture and lab sections.
Continue and enhance current campus forest research and student involvement with the Stockton Forest Management Plan. Currently this research includes experiments using prescribed burns and various silvicultural treatments.
Serve as an advisor to undergraduate students.
Participate in service to the university, community, and discipline.
Demonstrate, through past accomplishments and actions, the ability to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.
Ph.D. in Forest Management, Silviculture, Forest Ecology or related field is required
Ability to incorporate a commonly used statistics package in teaching of undergraduates (R, SAS, etc.)
Experience managing forests using the principles of ecological forest management.
Ability to complement upper level forestry classes with additional upper level courses, potentially Spatial Statistics or Remote Sensing
Salary commensurate with experience.
Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
To apply please visit: https://stockton.hiretouch.com. Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.You may upload documents using; Word or PDF
A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
A current resume or curriculum vitae
Short (1-page) teaching philosophy statement
Documents showing evidence of teaching effectiveness
Short description of Scholarship plans and research capabilities
Unofficial Graduate transcripts
A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone
All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
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Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.
Internal Number: Job ID: #1537 / #000093
About Stockton University
Founded in 1969, Stockton University, New Jersey’s Distinctive Public University, is also one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions and among the top ten public Master’s institutions in the Northeast. Stockton proudly offers the academic, technological, and cultural advantages of a large institution combined with the community spirit of a small liberal arts college. Stockton is noted for combining an outstanding interdisciplinary approach to graduate and undergraduate education with all the qualities of an outstanding employer. We offer a unique vibrant working environment, a wealth of work related opportunities and outstanding employee benefits. Stockton is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a qualified workforce to support the mission of the University. The University is located in the Pinelands National Reserve in southern New Jersey, about one hour from Philadelphia, two hours from New York City, three hours from the Baltimore/Washington area, and 20 minutes from Atlantic City. The University’s location, active, stimulating campus life and diverse community make Stockton University a great place to work!