Position # 12-35A Assistant Professor of Natural Resource Management/Ranch Management. Nine month tenure track position. Summer teaching possible.
Appointment Date: Fall, 2012 or until filled.
Salary: $45,000 for nine month appointment with prospect of summer salary.
Required: Earned doctorate in Range Science, Wildlife Science, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, or closely related field, with a strong emphasis in ranch management. Must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education with excellent communication skills; technically current; enthusiastic team player who is willing to work in a multidisciplinary program; demonstrated skills in leadership. Will consider applicants with Master of Science (in fields listed above) with considerable work experience.
Responsibilities: Candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Natural Resource Management as well as courses in agricultural business and ranch management; academic advisor to undergraduate and graduate students; advisor to student organizations and clubs; conduct scholarly research and inquiry; participate in appropriate conferences and meetings; serve on university committees; provide service through outreach activities; provide leadership in student recruitment and retention.
Sul Ross StateUniversity: Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas (www.alpinetexas.com), is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings through our website (http://www.sulross.edu).
To Apply: Submit letter of interest, curriculum vita, statements of teaching and research experiences and philosophies, contact information for three references, and completed Sul Ross Faculty Application to Human Resources, Sul Ross State University, Box C-13, Alpine, TX 79832. Phone (432) 837-8058; Fax (432) 837-8244; e-mail email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application form is available on the “employment” page of the Sul Ross website.
Texas Law requires a 90 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.
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No person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored by Sul Ross State University on any basis prohibited by applicable law, including but not limited to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability.