Job: Tenure Track Faculty Position in Applied Fire Science and Management - Cal Poly Humboldt - Humboldt, CA


Cal Poly Humboldt, the Department of Forestry, Fire, and Rangeland Management, and the Fire Resilience Institute invites applications for an academic year tenure-track faculty position in Applied Fire Science and Management (starting August 2023).

Cal Poly Humboldt is home to the largest undergraduate Forestry and Fire programs in California. The program prides itself on a strong tradition of field-based instruction and hands-on learning of forest, fire, and rangeland science and management. The ideal candidate will have a depth of experience in the application of fire as a management tool and be able to integrate these skills in teaching, service, and research.

Candidates should be committed to teaching excellence and to building a strong research record. Instructional assignments may include a subset of three or four of the following courses: Fire Weather, Fire Behavior and Effects, Applied Fire Use and Policy, Humans and Fire, Fire Capstone, and Fire Internship. Instructional assignments will be consistent with the programmatic needs of the department and students.

Successful candidates will be actively involved in implementing the new Applied Fire Science and Management degree program. Candidates will be expected to engage with applied research related to fire science, ecology, management, or policy and to be an active member of the Fire Resilience Institute.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: This position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than December 16, 2022. Early response is encouraged.

Contact Name Jeff Kane
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Contact Phone: (707) 826-5622