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Head of the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University

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Candidates must have the qualifications to attain Professor or equivalent with a doctorate in wildlife biology, fishery biology, biology, or related field with demonstrated evidence of leadership and administrative experience. Academic teaching proficiency and evidence of a strong research program is required. Ability to promote the Department to the college, university, industry, granting agencies, and state and federal resource agencies, serve as an advocate for the Department and ability to implement the Department’s vision is essential. The Department Head is expected to provide proactive, effective leadership while fostering positive working relationships among faculty, staff, and students within and among academic and extension departments. The Department Head is expected to teach one upper division course in their area of specialty annually. A commitment to strengthening teaching and research programs through development of grant support is highly desirable. The Department includes the U.S.G.S. Fish and Wildlife Cooperative Research Unit and has approximately 179 undergraduate students and 24 M.S. and Ph.D. students []. New Mexico State University is a land-grant university, serving the educational needs of New Mexico’s diverse population through comprehensive programs of education, research, extension education, and public service. NMSU is a Hispanic-serving, Carnegie doctoral/ research-extensive university and serves approximately 12,000 undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students on the main campus in Las Cruces, NM.

Application must be submitted online by: 10/15//2018. For complete job description, qualifications and application process visit: Posting # 1800273F

NMSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Address inquires to Dr. Jon Boren, Cooperative Extension Service, New Mexico State University, PO Box 30003, MSC 3AE, Las Cruces, NM 88003, Telephone: (575) 646-2874, Email: