The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is committed to creating an
environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including
ability, class, ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We
particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment
through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. We
strongly encourage historically underrepresented groups to apply.
If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position,
please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD)
or visit Accessibility at UF .
This is a 12 month non-tenure position that will be 100% research available in
the Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences , Institute of Food and
Agricultural Sciences, at the University of Florida. This assignment may
change in accordance with the needs of the unit. Duties will include estimate
the three-dimensional decay dynamics of woody debris created by a hurricane.
In particular, the successful candidate will work closely with a post-doctoral
associate who will focus on translating LiDAR collected from aircraft and an
unmanned aircraft system (UAS), to volume estimates of woody debris. The
position includes travel, fieldwork, and undergraduate mentoring.
A doctorate (foreign equivalent acceptable) in (Forestry) or a closely
related discipline is required. Candidates should have demonstrated skills in
verbal and written communication, interpersonal relationships, and procurement
of extramural funding. Candidates must be supportive of the mission of the
Land-Grant system. Candidates must also have a commitment to IFAS core values
of excellence, diversity, global involvement, and accountability.
Researchers with experience in statistical modeling, remote sensing, forestry,
or ecosystem ecology are encouraged to apply.
Nominations are welcome. Nominations need to include the complete name and
address of the nominee. This information should be sent to:
Please refer to Requisition # 81877
Please feel to contact Jason Vogel (email@example.com) or Eben Broadbent
(firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
Chair, Search and Screen Committee
University of Florida
Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences
136 Newins-Ziegler Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611
Telephone: (352) 846-0879
Facsimile: (352) 392-1707
Electronic Mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Individuals wishing to apply should go online to
https:// apply.interfolio.com/94353 and submit:
Curriculum vitae, including peer-reviewed publications, and cover letter that includes summary of relevant research experience and interests and brief description of mentoring activities,
Contact information (including email addresses) for 3 individuals willing to write letters of recommendation
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring
department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a
designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an
education institution outside of the United States are required to be
evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by
National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be
found at https:// www. naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to
building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If
an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position,
please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD).
Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are
conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.