Submit application packet by Monday, May 8, 2017 via e-mail to ANRacademicsearch@ucanr.edu with your cover letter, academic application form, curriculum vitae and university transcripts.
Across California, the University of California’s division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) is an engine for problem solving. Serving as the bridge between local issues and the power of UC research, our more than 300 campus-based specialists and county-based advisors work as teams to bring practical, unbiased, science-based answers to Californians.
We seek a Cooperative Extension advisor for forestry/fire science and natural resources who will conduct a locally-based extension, education and applied research program to address high priority issues with a focus on forest fuels accumulation that has increased high-severity wildfires that threaten forests and communities; promoting community wildfire resilience and sustainable forest management on both private and public land.
The advisor will:
develop an applied research program, evaluate programs, and report accomplishments, results, impacts to scientific and lay audiences;
facilitate interactions and information exchange among campus based academics, CE advisors and community stakeholders;
develop partnerships and leverage resources to support the sustainability of the natural environments;
complement UC ANR’s Strategic Vision, optimizing opportunities that meet the needs of Californians.
This position is an academic career-track appointment; a minimum of a master's degree is required, though other advanced degrees are encouraged, in forestry/fire science, wildfire ecology, wood and fiber science or other closely related fields. Incumbent is required to become a California Registered Professional Forester within six years of date of hire.
For a full position vacancy announcement, application procedures, and more about what makes UC ANR a great place to work, please visit or contact Karen Ellsworth at firstname.lastname@example.org and refer to position listing AP#17-04.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: A minimum of a master's degree is required, though other advanced degrees are encouraged, in disciplines of forestry/fire science, wildfire ecology, wood and fiber science or other closely related fields. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are required. The ability to build partnerships and to work with multidisciplinary teams to address production and environmental challenges is required. Experience in applied research and extension is preferred. Incumbent is required to become a California Registered Professional Forester within six years of date of hire; see http://www.bof.fire.ca.gov/professional_foresters_registration/.
Additional Salary Information: SALARY: Beginning salary will be in the Cooperative Extension Assistant Advisor Rank and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications. For information regarding Cooperative Extension Advisor salary scales, please refer to the University of California website: http://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/250093.pdf. If the successful candidate is currently a UCCE advisor with indefinite status, the candidate will be offered the position commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications with eligibility to retain such indefinite status.
About University of California - Agriculture and Natural Resources
The University of California's Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) is the bridge between local issues and the power of UC Research. ANR's advisors, specialists and faculty bring practical, science-based answers to Californians. ANR works hand in hand with industry to enhance agricultural markets, help the balance of trade, address environmental concerns, protect plant health, and ...provide farmers with scientifically tested production techniques and Californians with increased food safety: 200 locally based Cooperative Extension advisors and specialists; 57 local offices throughout California; 130 campus-based Cooperative Extension specialists; 9 Research and Extension Centers; 6 statewide programs; 700 academic researchers in 40 departments at 3 colleges and 1 professional school (UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources, UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine & UC Riverside College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences).