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AIBS Classifieds: Other Positions Available

LECTURER IN DISCIPLINE in the DEPARTMENT of EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY, and ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY - COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

07/14/16

The Earth Institute and the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology (E3B) at Columbia University seek to fill the position of Lecturer in Discipline in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology to teach and advise undergraduate students in the Undergraduate Program for Sustainable Development effective 11/1/2016. This is a full-time appointment with multiyear renewal contingent on successful review.

We seek an individual with a vibrant portfolio of academic study, teaching and/or research experience and publications in sustainability science. Expertise could include, for example, human ecology, economics of sustainable development, supply chain analysis, development studies, demography, or other fields related to sustainable development. The candidate ideally should have experience applying these disciplines across a wide spectrum of industries/sectors; successful teaching experience in a major research university; public sector experience; relevant research and publication; and deep and demonstrated understanding of the advances that are driving best practice and research in sustainability science and sustainable development.

Teaching and advising in the program is expected, in addition to the following: participation in curriculum and program development and evaluation; participation in the development and execution of strategies to assist students as they transition from prospect to alum; academic and career advising to support the academic needs and professional aspirations of students; and participation in the development and execution of community building events for the program. The candidate must be capable of leading the program’s academic missions and demonstrate the potential for vision and direction that will be required for all aspects of the position.

Candidates must have made significant contributions to their areas of research or professional practice and accompanying pedagogy, and must show promise of future productivity. Teaching experience required, preferably at the undergraduate level. A PhD or professional equivalent in a field related to sustainability science is required for all candidates.

For additional information and to apply please visit the attached secure link https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=62965

*Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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Outreach Program Manager

04/15/16

University of Georgia's Savannah River Ecology Laboratory

The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL) seeks qualified applicants for the position of Outreach Program Manager. This is a full-time, benefits eligible position reporting to the Director of SREL. This position is intended to supervise and contribute to the Public Outreach and Public Relations programs at SREL.

Overview: This position is intended to provide support to the Director of the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL) for meeting contractual obligations to external funders by providing vision to the SREL outreach and public relations programs, supervising current and future outreach staff, and contributing to the ongoing demands of SREL outreach and public relations programs for development and delivery of educational materials and other content. Duties are performed with minimal supervision and work is reviewed through observation of results.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in Public Relations, Outreach Programs Science Writing or related fields, and considerable experience in design and delivery of science-based outreach programing for the general public. Previous evidence of supervisory experience required. Considerable knowledge of the principles and concepts of public outreach for science-based programing, thorough knowledge of basic personnel management and evidence of supervisory skills, basic knowledge of strategic planning for outreach and public relations programs, and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with SREL faculty staff, Savannah River Site Contractors, DOE and the general public is desirable. Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. in related field or equivalent combination of M.S. degree plus 5 or more years of experience in the delivery of science-based outreach programs to the general public; demonstrated communications, personnel, and project management skills.
Responsibilities: This is a highly responsible supervisory position requiring oversight of SREL outreach and public relations personnel, planning and evaluation of SREL outreach program scope and content, planning and evaluation of SREL public relations activities and events, and strategic planning for SREL Outreach programs. This position will be responsible for providing vision and strategic planning for SREL outreach programing and public engagement. This position will provide assistance as needed with delivery of SREL outreach and public relations content to the general public, including participation in the SREL portion of the Savannah River Site Public Tour Program. This position also will provide support to the Director of SREL, both as the Program Manager for SREL Outreach as well as a member of the SREL Management Team.

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory:
The successful candidate will be located at the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, a research unit of the University of Georgia located on the 300 mi2 Savannah River Site, a Department of Energy facility near Aiken, SC (http://srel.uga.edu). With a staff of over 90 faculty, postdocs, research professionals, technicians, and graduate students, the laboratory pursues basic and applied research at multiple levels of ecological organization, from atoms to ecosystems. SREL also provides opportunities for graduate and undergraduate research training, and service to the community through environmental outreach. Throughout its 60+ year history SREL has strived to acquire and communicate knowledge that contributes to sound ecological stewardship.

Application Procedure: To ensure full consideration, each candidate should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for 3 references by 9 May 2016. The starting date is negotiable, however 1 August 2016 is preferred. Please apply via the UGA website https://www.ugajobsearch.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp. Please refer to Posting Number 20160586. Inquires can be made to Dr. Olin E. Rhodes, Jr, rhodes@srel.uga.edu

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.




Associate/Full Professor of Freshwater Fish Ecology

02/29/16

Peter B. Moyle and California Trout Endowed Chair in Coldwater Fishes Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology, University of California, Davis

We are recruiting a 9-month (academic year) tenured Freshwater Fish Ecologist at the associate or full professor rank. The appointee will hold the Peter B. Moyle and California Trout Endowed Chair in Coldwater Fishes. The Chair holder needs to be an enthusiastic, experienced and visionary scientist, able to work effectively with diverse interest groups and provide the science leadership to ensure the long-term viability of California's coldwater aquatic ecosystems and their fish fauna. Candidates must have the ability to develop a vigorous, extramurally-fundedresearch and outreach program that addresses questions relevant to the biology and conservation of coldwater fishes in California, and to teach courses in biology and conservation of fishes and other topics. Qualifications include Ph.D. in relevant discipline, and evidence of accomplishment in research, outreach, teaching, and service.

Application materials must be submitted via the following website: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF00876.

Inquiries: Professor Nann A. Fangue,

Recruitment Advisory Committee Chair, Department of Wildlife, Fish, & Conservation Biology,
One Shields Ave., University of California, Davis, CA 95616, Tel (805) 680-2481, FAX (530) 752-4154, email: nafangue@ucdavis.edu.

The position will remain open until filled but to ensure consideration, applications should be received by April 15, 2016.

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.




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