Assistant Professor of Wildlife Habitat Ecology

University of California, Davis
Davis, California
Oct 12, 2018
Dec 11, 2018
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type

Assistant Professor of Wildlife Habitat Ecology

University of California, Davis


1. Position Description


The University of California at Davis is pleased to announce the recruitment for a tenure‐track faculty position in wildlife habitat ecology. Candidates must have the ability to develop a rigorous, extramurally‐funded research program that focuses on habitat ecology of vertebrate species at local, landscape, or regional scales. Research should focus on spatio‐temporal patterns in wildlife distributions, anthropogenic drivers of habitat use, and/or habitat management strategies, using state‐of‐the‐art methods and tools. The successful candidate will join the Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the rank of Assistant Professor. Criteria for appointment include: a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a biological discipline relevant to wildlife habitat ecology, a record of excellence in scholarly research, and demonstrable potential to establish a competitively‐funded research program. The appointee will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in habitat and spatial ecology, as well as other departmental courses, including field courses. The appointee will also be actively involved in undergraduate advising, curricular development, and department and university service. The appointee is also expected to guide and mentor graduate students and participate in research and outreach/engagement programs consistent with the mission of the CA Agricultural Experiment Station.


Applicants should submit materials via the following website: Additional inquiries can be directed to Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist Roger Baldwin, Recruitment Committee Chair, Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology, One Shields Ave., University of California, Davis, CA 95616, Tel (530) 752‐4551, FAX (530) 752‐4154, email: The position will remain open until filled but to ensure consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2018.


UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.