Mon Nov 28 20:10:07 EST 1994

Please share this information with anyone interested.  Apologies for any
cross-postings.  For additional information contact Karma Rana
<karma at emailhost.ait.ac.th>.  Information regarding the Asian Institute 
of Technology is available via gopher or web at emailhost.ait.ac.th


The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), founded in 1959, is an
autonomous, international institution of postgraduate studies located in
Bangkok, Thailand. The Institute offers degree and non-degree certificate
programs in engineering, related sciences, planning and management through
its four School, three Academic and two Outreach Centers. 

The Institute is recruiting a faculty member for a position in Natural
Resources Planning & Management, one of the 15 units of its School of
Environ- ment, Resources and Development. The faculty will be teaching and
developing courses, including ecology, tropical forestry and agroforestry,
and help to put in place and operate a collaborative & interdisciplinary
overlay in eco- restructuring, jointly with faculty colleagues in regional
planning, agricultural systems and environmental remote sensing &
geoinformation. The appointee will also be expected to venture into
research as well as outreach activities, and guide Master's and doctoral
degree students in their multidisciplinary team planning projects known as
practica, individual thesis or dissertation research, or Master's degree
research study. 

Requirements include a doctorate with specializations in ecology, forestry
and agroforestry, at least two years experience in teaching and curriculum
design, experience in ecologically sound silviculture, forest restoration
or multiple- use resource management. Training in tropical forestry and
working experience in the Asia-Pacific region are desirable.
Experience/interest in social implications of forest development and
agroforestry will be an asset. 

An appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant or Associate
Professor, depending upon qualification and professional experience. The
initial appointment will be for two years, with a possibility of renewal.
The salary is commensurate with qualifications. Income tax on salary drawn
from the Institute is paid by the Institute to the Royal Thai Government. 

Applications with a resume, names of three referees and the approximate
date by which the applicant would be available should be sent to: The Vice
President for Academic Affairs, Asian Institute of Technology, G.P.O. Box
2754, Bangkok 10501, Thailand.  Or via email to Karma Rana
<karma at emailhost.ait.ac.th>

The closing date is 1 April 1995.


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