Position: Natural Resources Specialist, Calif.

John W. LeBlanc jleblanc at nature.berkeley.edu
Fri Jun 10 13:11:51 EST 1994




COOPERATIVE EXTENSION NATURAL RESOURCE SPECIALIST (NORTH COAST)

DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, POLICY, AND MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITY
OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY

Position: Appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate
Cooperative Extension Specialist level for a 3-year career track term
appointment. Appointment rank and step commensurate with experience
and education.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. is required for appointment, with background
or experience in applied ecology at the landscape or ecosystem scale.
Individuals near completion are encouraged to apply. At least one
degree in natural resource management, conservation, or planning is
required. Applicant must show an ability to communicate to diverse
audiences through both written and spoken means. Use of geographic
information systems for natural resource conservation planning is
required. A commitment to expanding the University's outreach to women
and minority audiences is required.

Responsibilities: The North Coast Natural Resource Specialist serves
as a member of a six person team of Cooperative Extension specialists
in the Integrated Hardwood Range Management Program (IHRMP), and as an
academic member of U.C. Berkeley's Department of Environmental
Science, Policy and Management. The IHRMP is designed to conserve
California's 10 million acres of oak-grass woodland, or hardwood
rangeland. The Specialist has primary responsibility for developing a
research program focused on hardwood rangeland conservation, and
extending this information to landowners, policy makers, land use
planners, natural resource professionals, and environmental interest
groups using a variety of extension outreach methods. Primary regional
assignment is in the North Coast area of California (includes
Mendocino, Sonoma, Marin, Lake, Yolo, Glenn and Colusa counties). The
position provides a critical link between county Cooperative Extension
staff, campus-based faculty researchers, and clientele. The position
will also provide statewide leadership and a strong research program
in applied ecology, particularly at the landscape or ecosystem level
within the team of IHRMP specialists (2 foresters, 3 wildlife
biologists, 1 range manager). The Specialist will be stationed at the
5,000 acre Hopland Research and Extension Center, located in the
hardwood rangeland vegetation type in southern Mendocino County, and
is expected to develop a program of research and outreach at the
center. Residential rental housing is expected to be available at the
Center at nominal cost.

Applications: Submit a letter of application with curriculum vitae,
list of publications, and the names of at least three references
before September 15, 1994 to:

Natural Resource Specialist Search Committee Chair 
Department of
Environmental Science, Policy, and Management 
160 Mulford Hall
University of California Berkeley, CA  94720

Interested individuals are invited to obtain additional information on
the position by calling: 510-643-5429.  
E-mail to rippee at nature.berkeley.edu

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