Assistant or Associate Professor of Silviculture

Blacksburg, Virginia
Oct 12, 2017
Dec 11, 2017
Organization Type
University and College

Assistant or Associate Professor of Silviculture

The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track, teaching and research position in the area of intensive silviculture. The faculty member will also serve as the co-director of the Forest Productivity Cooperative (FPC), an industry-university partnership that integrates research, technology transfer, and continuing education in the southeastern US and Latin America.  FPC co-directorship represents a partnership between Virginia Tech, North Carolina State University, Universidad de Concepci√≥n (Chile), and Universidad de Santa Catarina (Brazil).


  • Ph.D. with emphasis in silviculture, with strong promise for developing an outstanding program of teaching, research, and outreach. For Associate Professor Rank, appropriate candidate experience and accomplishments required.
  • Forest management experience/training.


  • Undergraduate degree in forestry
  • Experience in plantation forests
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain relationships with industry and/or agency partners.

For a full description of the position and to apply, please go to, posting # TR0170151.

Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

For questions, please contact Dr. Mike Aust at  or 540-231-4523.