The Department of Earth and Environmental Systems at the University of the South, Sewanee TN, invites applications for a one-year sabbatical replacement in Forestry.
The successful candidate will teach a total of six courses (a laboratory component of a class counts as one course), including dendrology, forest ecology, and contribute to the teaching of an introductory forestry course. Additional courses could include forest health, GIS applications in forestry, forest biometrics, forest wildlife, water policy, or another course within the applicant’s interests.
The ten-member Department of Earth and Environmental Systems offers four majors: Geology, Forestry, Natural Resources and the Environment, and Environment and Sustainability, as well as a certificate in Watershed Sciences. The forests, soils, geology, and hydrology of the University’s property are used extensively in teaching and research.
Applicants should have extensive field-based experience and a Ph.D. in forestry. Demonstrated success in teaching and the ability to drive a 12- passenger van will both be required.
For full consideration, please apply by May 12, 2021. The review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. Please submit through the application portal at https://jobs.sewanee.edu/postings/4766: a cover letter, resume, graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted), and three letters of reference* addressed to Dr. Martin Knoll.
*Letters of reference may be submitted electronically directly from the referees or via dossier services to Kristen Godsey, Assistant for Finance & Administration, at email@example.com.
The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening.