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Assistant Professor/Range Science


Date of posting here December 07, 2011
Type of position 9 month tenure-track
Employer New Mexico State University
Description of Employer A comprehensive land-grant institution of higher learning, New Mexico State University is dedicated to teaching, research, and service at the undergraduate and graduate levels. NMSU is a NASA Space Grant College, a Hispanic-serving institution and is home to the only Honors College in New Mexico.
Location Las Cruces, New Mexico
Description of Location Nestled in the fertile Mesilla Valley between the majestic Organ Mountains and the meandering Rio Grande, Las Cruces, New Mexico is quickly becoming a popular southwestern destination. Our ideal location at the crossroads of Interstate 10 and 25 brings visitors into contact with 72 holes of spectacular year-round golf, unique special events, historic attractions such as Old Mesilla – not to mention world-class Mexican food! Las Cruces also blends a unique variety of attractions, culture, historical sites and superb year-round weather with 350 days of sunshine per year!! In addition, Las Cruces, has received several awards including rankings from Money magazine as one of the ‘best college towns to retire’ and from AARP as one of their ‘dream towns’ to retire. Las Cruces has also been ranked by Forbes as one of the best small metro areas for business and careers.
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date of competition Review will begin 2/15/2012
Date position available August, 2012
Description of duties Teach undergraduate plant identification and grass taxonomy courses and develop and teach a graduate level course in rangeland ecology. Research activities should be devoted to the area of shrub and invasive species ecology, taxonomy, and/or management. Obtain extramural funding for research. .
Qualifications sought Required Ph.D. (in hand by hire date) in rangeland resources or closely related field with a preferred emphasis in range plant taxonomy, ecology or management.
Application procedure
Submit what
Letter of interest and background, resume or vitae, unofficial transcripts, and four letters of recommendation
Submit to
Reply to:
Dr. Tim Ross
Animal & Range Sciences, NMSU
Box 30003, MSC 3-I
Las Cruces, NM 88003Telephone (575) 646-2515
e-mail: tross@nmsu.edu.
Additional Information For complete job description visit http://hr.nmsu.edu/jobs/. Requisition #2011005055. Review of applications will begin: 2/15/12. Applications received after this date may be considered. NMSU is an EEO/AA employer. Offer of employment contingent upon verification of individual’s eligibility for employment in the US and upon completion of applicable background review
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