Full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Wildlife Biology position available

The Wildlife and Fisheries Biology Program in the University of Vermont (UVM) Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources recently launched a search for a new faculty member to start the 2019-2020 academic year. The position is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Wildlife Biology

The Program seeks a dedicated and inspiring new faculty member who has expertise in applied wildlife science, with a strong capacity for delivering high-quality teaching and developing a robust research program related to wildlife ecology, management, and conservation.  

UVM has a growing, vibrant, and engaged Wildlife and Fisheries Biology Program (WFB) and is looking for an individual who can contribute to the Program's strong commitments to training the next generation of scientists and natural resource professionals and using innovative research to address high priority wildlife management and conservation problems.  

Wildlife and Fisheries Biology is one of the most popular programs in the Rubenstein School, with 130 undergraduates in the major, 60 in the Wildlife Biology minor, and a hands-on, field-based curriculum. Graduate students in the program (MS and PhD) are involved in projects ranging from moose ecology to adaptive management of wildlife populations. The Program has seven core faculty, five adjunct faculty, and a strong partnership with the Vermont Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit (located in the Rubenstein School).  

Application review will begin January 15, 2019 with an anticipated position start date in August 2019. Please contact Dr. James Murdoch, Search Committee Chair, with any questions or inquiries at jmurdoch@uvm.edu or +1 (802) 656-2912. 

View full position details and application instructions on the UVM Jobs website.

Position number: 004732



Rubenstein School
Group of Wildlife biology students in woods
Rubenstein School Wildlife Biology students take many hands-on field courses throughout Vermont and beyond.