Montana State University — Department Head of Ecology

The Ecology Department seeks an excellent scientist/experienced leader with strong academic credentials and a commitment to excellence in teaching and research to provide vision, leadership, direction, and expert administration for a dynamic, productive department. The department includes thirteen tenured or tenure-track faculty and two USGS Cooperative Fishery Research Unit faculty with research programs that are recognized regionally, nationally and internationally, a rapidly growing undergraduate program with more than 400 majors, and successful M.S. and Ph.D. programs that include more than 50 graduate students. The department offers B.S. degrees with emphases in Fish & Wildlife Ecology and Management, Conservation Biology and Ecology, Organismal Biology, and Biology Teaching and graduate degrees in Ecology and Environmental Science, Fish and Wildlife Biology and Management, and Biological Science. We seek a head to facilitate and promote the continued progress in this outstanding department. MSU values diverse perspectives and we enthusiastically encourage members of traditionally underrepresented groups to apply.

For more information and application instructions see Screening of applications will begin on or before October 3, 2016; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

MSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans/Disabled