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Tom A. Alberg and Judith Beck Chair in Native Plant Regeneration
University of Idaho

  • Oct. 18, 2017
  • Tom A. Alberg and Judith Beck Chair in Native Plant Regeneration
  • Forest, Rangeland, & Fire Sciences
  • University of Idaho
    Moscow, ID
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Endowed/Distinguished Professor
  • Plant Pathology
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University of Idaho

Tom A. Alberg and Judith Beck Chair in Native Plant Regeneration

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Natural Resources

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $65,000 to $97,400

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences (FRFS) and College of Natural Resources (CNR) at the University of Idaho invites applications and nominations for the Tom A. Alberg and Judith Beck Endowed Chair in Native Plant Regeneration. We seek a transformative leader and scholar committed to promoting the regeneration of native plants in forest and rangeland ecosystems, as well as a demonstrated commitment to the instruction of the next generation of forest and rangeland professionals.

The Tom A. Alberg and Judith Beck Endowed Chair in Native Plant Regeneration was established to recognize and encourage faculty excellence in forest nursery and seedling management, research and advancement for native plant regeneration. The position is located in Moscow, Idaho, home of the Franklin H. Pitkin Forest Nursery and Seedling Assessment Laboratory within the Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research. The Center is a global leader in native plant regeneration education and research, and the Pitkin Forest Nursery is one of only three such university-directed forest nurseries in the United States, and the only facility in the West. The endowed chair will provide leadership in research, teaching, and outreach activities that promote the regeneration, use, and/or ecology of native plants, as well as mentoring and preparing students to become leaders in a variety of fields, including forestry, rangeland management, ecosystem restoration, nursery management, and horticulture.

The position is an academic year, tenure track appointment, and is available at the assistant or associate professor level.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in Forestry, Plant Science, Horticulture, Restoration Ecology or related field

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated ability to develop a nationally and internationally recognized and extramurally funded research program
Demonstrated ability and excellence in science application and stakeholder engagement
Demonstrated ability in in mentoring students to succeed
Experience in native plant regeneration and restoration
Experience in teaching university courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: F000622P

Posting Date: 10/10/2017

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Position will remain open until filled. Review of applicants will begin January 8, 2018.

Applicants must submit:

Cover letter describing your qualifications for this position

Curriculum Vitae

Statement of teaching, research, and outreach

Names and contact information for three references

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates may be required to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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