Assistant Professor - Forestry - Full-Time -Tenure-Track

Vermont Technical College

Job Description

Vermont Technical College, Department of Agriculture, invites applications for one full-time, Tenure-Track Professor, for a full time Forestry faculty position. The Position will teach courses associated with the Associate of Applied Science in Forestry. We seek candidates with a degree in Forestry or related field with prior hands-on teaching experience. Preference will be given to those with previous classroom, and distance/on-line teaching experience. Experience working in the field of natural resources as a practitioner/specialist is preferred.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Minimum qualifications include a B.S. in Forestry or related Natural Resource degree with a M.S. in science or education. Teaching load will average 24 semester credit hours or their equivalent per academic year. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching, to ongoing professional development, and to working closely with students in a small university environment. Committee service and academic advising also are expected. VTC has a 250-acre working forest land, a maple operation, and a saw mill—integration and use of these lab operations is required for most classes. 


Based on qualifications and experience as defined by VSC-VSCFF Bargaining Unit Agreement.

Application Information: 

Applicants interested in applying must submit a Cover Letter, Resume/CV and Unofficial College Transcripts (official transcripts will be required if hired),  three letters of recommendation and a statement of teaching philosophy.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled or by date specified. However, applications received after the initial screening will be considered at the discretion of the College. Vermont Tech strongly encourages applications from members of ethnic minority groups and other under-represented backgrounds.

Vermont Tech is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, religion, ancestry, place of birth, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age or veteran status, or against a qualified individual with a disability, or any other person whose status is protected under local, state or federal laws. In compliance with ADA requirements, we will make reasonable accommodations for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant.

All full-time and some part-time positions are subject to a criminal background check. Any offer of employment is conditional upon successful completion of these checks.

Additional Information:

Vermont Technical College is a small hands-on training college of about 1,650 undergraduates located in the heart of the Green Mountains, which offers a quality lifestyle and welcoming community. The College is currently transitioning into the Vermont State University, in combination with Castleton University and Northern Vermont University. 

Questions about Vermont Technical College, the Agriculture Department, the Forestry Program or the position should be directed to Kim Crowe the Agriculture Department Chair (

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