Assistant Professor, Forestry/Natural Resources

Website College of the Redwoods

Eureka, CA
Faculty – Agriculture – Environmental Science, Ecology, and Forestry
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College of the Redwoods

Position Type: Faculty

Department: Career Education

Location: Eureka

SummaryThe successful candidate for this full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor, Forestry/Natural Resources position will be responsible for teaching a full range of Forestry and Natural Resource courses that may include but are not limited to: Geospatial Concepts, Introduction to Remote Sensing, Introduction to GIS, Watershed Management, Introduction to Wildland Fire, Timber Harvesting, and Forest Health and Protection.

Additional responsibilities will include aiding in all necessary steps to gain Society of American Foresters (SAF) accreditation, curriculum development, assessment, and establishing relationships with industry partners.

Teaching assignments may include evening and weekend assignments and teaching courses through distance education. Anticipated start date for this position is Fall 2020.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Forestry or Natural Resources with at least one degree from an SAF-accredited institution
  • Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Natural Resources, Wildlife Biology, or related disciplines
  • College teaching experience
  • Experience with GIS and Spatial Analysis software as well as other discipline specific technology
  • Interest and ability in obtaining the Registered Professional Forester license in California

Education and ExperienceMinimum requirement: Any bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience, OR any associate degree and six years of professional experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Workplace DiversityPosition requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

College of the Redwoods values all members of our community and strives to create a diverse, nurturing, honest, and open environment. CR is committed to equal employment opportunity in its employment and encourages applications from underrepresented group members.

Salary Grade: Based on education and experience

Salary: $48,369 – $67,393 Starting Annual Salary
(Annual salary range, based on education, continues to a maximum of $112,344)

Contact(s): Human Resources

Contact Phone: 707-476-4140

Contact Email:

Start Date
Fall 2020

Posting Number: F00071P

Requisition Number: 20-047

Job Close Date: 01/15/2020

Open Until Filled: No

Conditions of EmploymentOffers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance of a criminal background check, pre-employment physical examination, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during the recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university will be required.

College of the Redwoods Faculty Organization is the exclusive bargaining representative for College of the Redwoods faculty employees. Each employee hired into a faculty position shall contribute to the administration of this contract by membership dues or service fees.

Initial salary placement is determined by education and teaching/professional experience. Refer to the CRFO Collective Bargaining Agreement for specific details on salary placement.

BenefitsMedical, dental, and vision insurance is provided by the District for all full-time employees and their dependents. Faculty also receive sick leave and personal holidays. Retirement benefits are administered through CalSTRS.

Application ProcessRequired Materials

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You will need to attach the information below to complete the online application process. Attachments are accepted in .doc or .pdf file formats.

1. Letter of introduction expressing interest in and qualifications for this position

2. Professional resume or curriculum vitae

3. Transcripts of all college degrees and courses (unofficial is sufficient for application, official copies will be required of the successful candidate)

4. A statement of Teaching Philosophy

Incomplete application packets will not be forwarded for consideration by the screening committee.

Application Procedures

All documents included in your application file become the property of the District and will not be returned. Your application for this job posting will not be considered for future openings. New documents must be submitted for each job posting.

To be included in the first review, the applicant must complete the online application process by 11:59 p.m. on the closing or first review date.

If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply or interview for this job posting, please call Human Resources.

For assistance or information, please contact:

College of the Redwoods

Human Resources

7351 Tompkins Hill Road

Eureka, CA 95501-9300

Phone 707-476-4140

Fax 707-476-4421

TTY 711


Selection Process

All complete applications will be reviewed by a representative screening committee. Selected candidates will be invited to appear for a personal interview at College of the Redwoods. Expenses incurred in connection with the site interview will not be reimbursed.


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