Open Positions in FNR


Assistant/Associate Professor of Forest Economics & Management​: This is a tenure-track, academic-year position. The successful candidate will be expected to: 1) teach two upper division undergraduate courses (forest economics and forest resources management) and 2) develop a leading research and/or extension program in forest resources management and/or economics that addresses critical issues at the state, national, and/or international levels. The balance of research and/or extension will be negotiated depending on candidate’s interest and background. Interdisciplinary collaboration across the department’s diverse natural resources faculty will be essential. Depending on the candidate’s interest, a courtesy appointment in the Department of Agricultural Economics is possible.

Assistant Director: Seeking experienced program manager to serve as Assistant Director of Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG).  The primary responsibility of this position will be managing the day-to-day operations of IISG. This includes fiscal oversight, personnel management, and reporting. This individual will work with the IISG Director and staff to coordinate all aspects of the IISG program, including extension, research communication, and education activities.

Communications Specialist: Seeking creative, strategic Communications professional to serve as Communications Specialist for the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG) College Program and Purdue's Department of Forestry and Natural Resources (FNR). The Communications Specialist will produce and manage a diverse communication program to deliver environment-related content to a broad audience.

Purdue Post-doctoral Scholars in Natural Resources​: Purdue University’s Department of Forestry and Natural Resources seeks candidates for 1-2 post-doctoral positions for its annual recurring competition for post-doctoral scholars in natural resources science or management. The department has a broad environmental scope with nationally ranked doctoral programs, emphasizing interdisciplinary approaches across a spectrum of research areas including ecology, genetics, forest biology, forest measurement and assessment/GIS, wood products, wildlife, fisheries and aquatic sciences, and natural resources social science.

Please refer to the Purdue University Employment page for opportunities in other departments at Purdue.

If you are a student looking for job opportunities, internships or fellowships see the FNR Job Board. For graduate students looking for fellowships view FNR Graduate Details.

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