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Collegiate Assistant or Associate Professor in Natural Resources Recreation and Education
Virginia Tech
We are hiring a Collegiate Faculty member in Natural Resources Recreation and Education!
https://bit.ly/vtreced
Happy to chat about it in Portland. I’m arriving this evening.
Link: https://bit.ly/vtreced
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Branching Out Postdoctoral Researcher

We invite applications for a postdoctoral researcher to conduct qualitative research and outreach on agroforestry practices in the Midwestern USA. Interest in agroforestry is accelerating, given its potential for combining ecological and economic benefits. Yet support for forestry and agriculture are still primarily in separate spheres and agroforestry faces barriers related to norms, information, incentives, markets, and policy. The person in this position will travel across the Midwest including Wisconsin, Michigan and Ohio to conduct on-farm and professional interviews, develop case studies, and potentially assist with surveys.
Required:
-- PhD in social sciences related to agriculture, forestry, natural resources, conservation, policy, or planning.
-- Experience conducting and publishing qualitative social science research.
-- Passion for listening to, and writing about, farmer, landowner, land manager, family member, and professional advisor, government agency, nonprofit, and industry employee experiences.
-- Writing and team communication skills.

For more information, contact Adena Rissman at adena.rissman@wisc.edu or Doug Jackson-Smith at jackson-smith.1@osu.edu.

Link: http://NoWebpageYetJustEmailUs;-)
Collaboration Technician
New Mexico Forest & Watershed Restoration Institute
The New Mexico Forest and Watershed Restoration Institute (FWRI) seeks a full-time Collaboration Technician to work with community-based conservation collaborative groups and networks around the State of New Mexico on organization, administration and capacity building, and to contribute to building the FWRI’s Collaboration Program. The position requires a bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Environmental Sciences, or Environmental Education with coursework in Human Dimensions, or a bachelor’s degree in a social science discipline with coursework in natural resources or a closely related field. Relevant work experience can substitute for coursework requirements. The Collaboration Technician will work closely with the Collaboration Program Manager and other FWRI staff to promote and support collaborative groups and networks in New Mexico and neighboring states. The Collaboration Technician will organize and administer sub-regional networks, on the technologically-driven Connecting for Conservation (C4C) model, and will link place-based collaboratives and sub-regional networks with multi-state networks, such as the Southwest Collaboratives Support Network (SWCSN) and the Western Collaborative Conservation Network (WCCN). The job requires working with colleagues in public agencies such as the U.S. Forest Service and the New Mexico State Forestry Division; with staff at non-profit organizations such as The Nature Conservancy and the Forest Stewards Guild; with farmers, ranchers and soil and water conservation districts; with businesses; and with landowners and community members in rural, suburban, and urban areas. The Collaboration Technician also will coordinate with partners at other SWERI institutes in Arizona and Colorado, and with partners in the Forest Restoration Triangle (FORT) from New Mexico Highlands University and New Mexico State University.
Link: https://nmhu.peopleadmin.com/postings/8371
Research Associate, Technical & Applied Science
New Mexico Forest & Watershed Restoration Institute
The New Mexico Forest & Watershed Restoration Institute (FWRI) at New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU) seeks a full-time, 12-month Research Associate, who is responsible for developing an applied research agenda that supports the FWRI’s Technical and Applied Science Programs in Ecological Monitoring, Forest Restoration and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The Research Associate will work with FWRI staff and program managers to coordinate applied research that advances the goals of their programs in building resilient ecosystems, assessing the effectiveness of restoration treatments, and restoring ecological function to forests and watersheds. The overall goal of this position is to advance applied research on adaptive ecological management and forest and watershed restoration. Applicants must have a doctoral degree or ABD with a timeline to complete a doctorate in a discipline closely related to ecological forest management or forest restoration, and research experience on ecological aspects of forest and watershed management and restoration. Working knowledge of GIS applications is also required.
Link: https://nmhu.peopleadmin.com/postings/8439
Postdoctoral Fellow, Community-engaged Resilience Science
University of Texas
The Environmental Science Institute at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking to hire three creative, enterprising and community-engaged postdoctoral scholars who will conduct independent research on topics focused on community resilience and sustainability. NSF-funded Postdoctoral Fellows will engage with researchers (faculty, students) from geoscience and related environmental disciplines and Austin community members. We are particularly interested in applicants who address issues of environmental justice and who have demonstrated the ability or potential to engage with communities for translational science results. Community-engaged research projects will be developed across three research theme:

Water Resources: Projects will address water-quality and water quantity resilience challenges that may disproportionately affect underserved communities in Austin.

Climate Extremes: Projects will focus on two key climate challenges faced by urban communities - extreme heat and extreme precipitation/flooding.

Communities & Landscapes: Projects will address resilience challenges as it relates to land-use dynamics, civic green space quality and capacity for ecosystem services, and soil quality for urban gardens and other urban sustainability practices and processes.

The appointment is for two years with a salary of $65,000 per year, plus health care and other benefits. Research funds are also available. The start date is flexible and can be as early as December 1, 2023. Teaching and administration are not expectations of this position but there may be opportunity to do so if desired.

Please note that Dr. Patrick Bixler is co-mentoring the climate resilience cohort of doctoral and post-doctoral fellows. I’m based in the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT-Austin. I’ll be at IASNR until Thursday and my email is included in the post.
Link: https://www.esi.utexas.edu/community-engagement/cressle/
Lake Groups & Land Trusts Graduate Assistantship
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
There is a position available for a graduate student to enroll in the Master of Science in Natural Resources program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Prospective students should be interested in using applied social science methods to investigate collaborations between lake groups and land trusts in Wisconsin.

More details in the link below:


Link: https://www3.uwsp.edu/cnr/graduateProgram/Pages/CNR-Graduate-School-Opportunities.aspx
Assistant/Associate Professor in Parks, Recreation, Sport and Tourism
School of Natural Resources, University of Missouri-Columbia
Please see below the announcement of a tenure-track Assistant/Associate
Professor position in PRST/Human Dimensions at the School of Natural
Resources at the University of Missouri-Columbia. We will begin reviewing
applications in September.

Position
The School of Natural Resources (SNR) at the University of Missouri (MU) seeks applicants for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position of Assistant/Associate Professor, with expertise in recreation resource management/human dimensions of natural resources.

Starting date
January 1, 2024, or as negotiated.

Application
To apply for this position, please visit the MU web site at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/. Job ID 47375. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, narrative of teaching philosophy, narrative of current and future research interests, and the names and contact information of three references.
Link: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/
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