The Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit is seeking an Assistant Unit Leader. Cooperative Research Units exist in partnership with the host university, state wildlife agency, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Wildlife Management Institute, and have a three-part mission of (1) applied research, (2) graduate education, and (3) technical assistance. In fulfillment of the mission, Assistant Unit Leaders are required to develop an externally funded research program, teach and advise graduate students, participate as collegial faculty members at the host university, and collaborate with state and federal management agencies.
The successful applicant will have a record of conducting research that links complex and diverse datasets and applies ecological principles to develop quantitative models describing and predicting interactions between communities and landscapes, or on human-ecological interactions within landscapes, ultimately to prioritize landscape management. A Ph.D. in ecology or a closely related field is required. Experience teaching and advising graduate students is strongly desired. The selectee will be required to obtain a faculty appointment at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the School of Natural Resources
More Information U.S. Geological Survey, Cooperative Research Units, http://www1.usgs.gov/coopunits/ University of Nebraska-Lincoln, School of Natural Resources, https://snr.unl.edu/ Nebraska Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit, https://necoopunit.unl.edu/
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