FW: TT Ecological Economist / Social-ecological Systems Scientist at Colorado State University

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Oct 25, 2023, 2:57:32 PM10/25/23
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Dear colleagues,


We'd greatly appreciate your help recirculating this TT job ad.  Apologies for repeated and cross posting.


Colleagues, please see below for an opportunity at CSU.  Apologies for cross-posting.



Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Conservation Social Science 


Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Colorado State University 


We seek an innovative, transdisciplinary scholar in ecological economics or social-ecological systems science who will contribute to the ongoing development and administration of the Department’s research, teaching, and outreach programs at the Assistant Professor rank. This position will complement the Department’s focus on conservation social science through research excellence in priority areas like biodiversity and wildlife conservation, climate change, sustainability, and environmental justice. We welcome approaches or areas of focus including payments for ecosystem services, market systems, circular economy, nature valuation, bioeconomy, area-based conservation, and sustainable value chains, among others. The successful candidate must demonstrate, or show potential for creating, an internationally recognized research program aligned with one or more of the priority areas stated above, applying innovative quantitative or mixed methods. The successful candidate will teach courses in ecological economics and other related topics based on their expertise and the needs of the Department. Successful candidates will also demonstrate a commitment to increasing representation in STEM that aligns with Colorado State University’s Principles of Community and the Warner College of Natural Resources diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic priorities. 


Required qualifications: 

·         PhD in ecological economics or related conservation social science field, or similar, by the anticipated start date  


Preferred qualifications:  

·         Demonstrated or potential for establishing an internationally recognized research program in areas such as ecological economics, social-ecological systems science, or similar fields  

·         Demonstrated or potential for excellence in developing and teaching on-campus and online coursework related to this position  

·         Demonstrated or potential for excellence in developing transdisciplinary and/or collaborative research and outreach with stakeholders in and beyond academia  

·         Demonstrated or potential for excellence in supporting the diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice goals of the Department, College, and University through past actions and future plans 

·         Demonstrated or potential for excellence in successfully preparing proposals and securing external funding to support research and outreach related to this position 

·         Demonstrated application and/or development of innovative analytical methods 


The following application materials are required: CV, cover letter, research statement (2 page max), teaching statement (2 page max), diversity statement (1 page max), contact information for references, and unofficial transcripts. Applicants are encouraged to address each of the required and preferred qualifications explicitly in their cover letter and other materials. 


Review of applications begins 1 November 2023, with an anticipated start date of August 2024. A full job description and instructions to apply are available at jobs.colostate.edu/postings/134630. A background check for the finalist will be conducted before a final offer is made. CSU is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer. Please contact the search chair, Jonathan Salerno (jonathan...@colostate.edu), with questions.






Jonathan Salerno (he/him) |  Assistant Professor  |  +1 970 491 3099  |  lab website  |  Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources  |  Warner College of Natural Resources  |  Colorado State University, located on the traditional homelands of the Nunt'zi (Ute), Hinono'eino' (Arapaho), and Tsistsistas (Cheyenne) nations



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Monroe, Victoria@Wildlife

Nov 2, 2023, 4:42:42 PM11/2/23
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Dear colleagues,


We'd greatly appreciate your help circulating this job posting for Statewide Human-Wildlife Conflict Specialist with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW). California is one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. As such, CDFW values diverse employees working together to protect nature for all Californians. CDFW is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where all backgrounds, cultures and personal experiences can thrive and connect others to our critical mission. Learn more about this unique opportunity!


Job Posting: Statewide Human-Wildlife Conflict Specialist (ca.gov)


Interested in joining a dynamic and diverse team at the CDFW Wildlife Health Laboratory (WHL)? Under general direction of the WHL Supervisor, the position serves as the statewide coordinator and project lead specific for the Statewide Human-Wildlife Conflict Program. See the Duty Statement (attached) for full list of duties.

  • Develop standard procedures, protocols, and technical documents to address critical program needs.
  • Provide conflict risk assessments, technical expertise, consultation, and recommendations for field incident response.
  • Manage project budgets, contract, memorandum of understandings, data sharing agreements; coordinate statewide meetings.
  • Represent CDFW by appearing before the Fish and Game Commission, locale/state/federal/tribal governmental, public, and private entities.


Position is Limited Term (LT) up to 24 months and may become permanent. You will receive full health, dental, and vision benefits. You will also earn State Service and accrue monthly leave credits.

  • Full instructions to apply are available at Job Posting (ca.gov).
  • Required: Resume, cover letter, statement of qualifications, transcripts or degree, valid driver’s license.
  • To be eligible for this position, you must take and pass the following exam: Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist): Exam Link 


Application deadline is November 15, 2023. Anticipated start date of January 2024. You may contact me with any questions.

Kind regards, 

Vicky Monroe

Statewide Conflict Programs Coordinator

Human Dimensions of Wildlife / Human-Wildlife Conflicts / Gray Wolf / Mountain Lion

California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

Wildlife Health Laboratory

Email: victori...@wildlife.ca.gov

CDFW Statewide HWC Specialist-Duty Statement.PDF
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