The Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences at Montana State University, Bozeman (http://landresources.montana.edu) is seeking applicants for a tenure track faculty position in Environmental Systems Science. The department is seeking a collaborative colleague who will embrace a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding agricultural systems from production to consumption, in the context of broader environmental science. Research responsibilities include developing a nationally competitive program with a focus on agriculture, complementing departmental strengths in cropping systems, soil science, environmental hydrology, aquatic and terrestrial landscape hydroecology, biogeochemistry, land-atmosphere interactions, restoration ecology, land reclamation, and spatial sciences. The position is responsible for teaching courses related to environmental and agricultural systems analysis at undergraduate and graduate levels.
The successful candidate will participate in high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs, including undergraduate curricular advising, undergraduate research advising, and training of graduate students.
Screening will begin 9 December 2019, and applications will be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established. Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting, and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. Equal opportunity employer, Veterans/Disabled.
Ph.D. in Ecology, Earth Science, Agronomy or related field.
Demonstrated potential for research achievement in agricultural systems analysis and modeling.
Demonstrated experience working with interdisciplinary teams to address environmental issues.
Demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate instruction and mentoring.
Demonstrated or potential ability to secure extramural funding,
Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and graduate instruction and mentoring.
Academic or professional training in environmental simulation modeling and systems optimization, especially in agricultural systems.
Academic or professional training or experience in socio-ecological systems theory or application.
Demonstrated ability to work with public stakeholders and experience with participatory modeling.
Evidence of success in integrated multi-disciplinary environmental systems research leading to the development of principles and concepts important to land resource management in agricultural ecosystems.
Demonstrated ability to interact across academic disciplines and cultural diversity, both within the university and with external constituents.
Demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body, including women and minorities.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications
About Land Resources and Environmental Sciences - Montana State University
The Land Resources and Envrionmental Sciences Department at Montana State University brings together disciplines related to soils, microorganisms, insects, plants, climate, and water to address issues affecting cropland, rangeland, forests, reclaimed land, extreme environments, and protected natural areas.
Through our research, outreach, and teaching, we strive to integrate scientifically-sound information across spatial and temporal scales to enhance productivity of managed lands, facilitate knowledge-based adoption of sustainable practices, and produce broadly educated students prepared for careers in the environmental sciences.