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Ad Title: Ecological Horticulture Internships at Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary
Location: Wales, MA
Post Date: 01/14/20
Contact: Dan Jaffe
City: Wales
State: MA
Zip: 01081
Phone (W): 4132674859
Email: dantjaffe@norcrosswildlife.org
Website: visit our website...
Description:
Internship Opportunities
Internships are available in the horticulture department at Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary (NWS). Interns will aid in plant identification and botanical inventories, propagation, garden design and planting, maintenance, invasive removal and all other duties related to ecological horticulture. In addition to the work at NWS interns will have the ability to attend classes, go on field trips, and design and complete an intern project.


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Ad Title: Tennessee State Archaeologist
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Post Date: 01/10/20
Contact: Beth B. Smith
Email: TDEC.Careers@tn.gov
Description:
Tennessee Division of Archaeology, Bureau of Parks and Conservation, anticipates hiring a full-time State Archaeologist who will provide direct oversight to the Department’s Division of Archaeology. The Tennessee Division of Archaeology maintains the state’s archaeological files, works with other agencies to protect and manage archaeological sites on public lands, surveys and records archaeological sites, guides the state’s archaeological site protection and preservation, and conducts archaeological research. Based in Nashville, this position is an Executive Service position and will require some overnight travel.

Duties and Essential Functions
 Manage a staff of nine archaeologists and a wide range of programs and responsibilities including Site Files, Federal Programs, State Programs, and Technical Assistance.
 Oversee hiring, performance planning, and performance reviews.
 Provide state agencies with guidance and technical advice on archaeological issues.
 Manage an approximately $1 million budget including grant reimbursements.
 Serve as contact for NAGPRA (Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act) cases including managing repatriation requests and tribal consultations.
 Oversee the archaeological databases and GIS files related to NAGPRA inventory, archaeological collections, federal and state projects, permits, and reports.
 Provide oversight of state archaeological collections, primarily located at Pinson Mounds State Archaeological Park.
 With staff, respond to calls related to burial disturbances (both prehistoric and historic) as well as emergency archaeological discoveries.
 Oversee permitting of archaeological work on state-owned or controlled lands.
 Organize Tennessee Archaeological Advisory Council annual report for the state legislature.
 Organize and host the annual Current Research in Tennessee Archaeology conference in partnership with Middle Tennessee University including call and review of submissions, coordinating venue arrangements, and ensuring program publication.
 Participate in Departmental initiatives including, but not limited to, fee-based programming, State Land Acquisition Committee, Internal Audit requests, and proposed legislative bill analysis.
 Conduct and oversee the division’s archaeological research.
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Ad Title: Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor focused on “Water-related Resilience”
Location: Penn State
Post Date: 12/07/19
Contact: Patricia Kucker, Chair, Landscape Architecture Fac
State: PA
Email: pck25@psu.edu
Description:
Penn State’s Department of Landscape Architecture and the Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) jointly seek an outstanding new faculty focused on “water-related resilience” to fulfill goals of the IEE, the Penn State Water Faculty Consortium, and the Department. The disciplinary home will be the Department of Landscape Architecture; the position is co-funded through Penn State University’s Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE), http://www.iee.psu.edu/. Note that this is one of four new IEE co-hires focusing on water at Penn State: https://iee.psu.edu/water. We specifically seek a 36-week tenure-track faculty member with research and design expertise in aquatic ecology focusing on coastal, riverine, and wetland system resilience. Candidates should possess substantial expertise and capacity to analyze existing water issues, develop proposals to address those issues in environmental designs that are both functional and experiential, and assess the outcomes. They further must show evidence of success in teaching and be enthusiastic team players who thrive in collaborative environments. They should be collaborative leaders who will promote and enhance excellence and innovation in interdisciplinary research. We further seek a faculty member who will contribute to a climate that embraces excellence and diversity: evidence of a commitment to working collegially with individuals from diverse backgrounds is required. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups. This unique new position responds directly to Penn State’s forthcoming emphasis on “Empowering Resilience.” Additionally, the position is firmly grounded in the missions and intentions of both participating units:1 -The Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) foster and facilitate interdisciplinary scholarship and collaboration to positively impact important energy and environmental challenges (http://www.iee.psu.edu/about/). Penn State’s Water Faculty consortium of over 100 university-wide water scientists, researchers, and educators have led decades of high impact research, education, and service addressing the many dimensions of water, from basic to applied (https://water.psu.edu/) . 2 -The mission of the Department of Landscape Architecture is “inspired work grounded in commitment to environmental and social good” (https://stuckeman.psu.edu/larch/);and the goal of E+D: Ecology plus Design, our new center-in-development,is “Research activated design intervention that significantly improves the ecological health of the designed world” (https://issuu.com/stuckemanschool/docs/eplusd_symposium_vol1_single-pages). The successful candidate will work with faculty and students on existing water research and curricular initiatives in Landscape Architecture as well as build new initiatives and programs in conjunction with the IEE mission. Specifically, this faculty member will:Enthusiastically and effectively engage in transdisciplinary research initiatives focused on water-related resilience, advancing Penn State’s accomplishments in water research and design;Address Penn State’s commitment to expanding student awareness of resilience issues and the College of Arts & Architecture’s commitment to delivering compelling general education by designing an online, interdomain general education course (arts/natural sciences) in “design for resilience;”Teach upper-level, interdisciplinary design studios and/or water-related resilience electives, as well as guide graduate students studying water resilience in design and environmental science majors.
Required qualifications include a professional degree in environmental design (landscape architecture, architecture, civil engineering, etc.) and a track record of ecological research and/or design in water-related resilience demonstrated by degree or experience.PhD is preferred.Penn State is a multi-campus, land grant, public research university that educates students from around the world and supports individuals and communities through teaching, research, and service. With over $800 million in annual research expenditures, Penn State ranks among the top 20 U. S. research universities. The University Park campus is located within State College, PA, which was recently ranked number 5 in a ranking of top college towns by the American Institute for Economic Research, and number 15 in a ranking of the Safest College Towns in America by Safewise. For more information visit www.statecollegepa.us and www.statecollege.com.Located in a valley in the Appalachian Mountains, in Centre County, Pennsylvania, employment at Penn State offers incredible opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the central Pennsylvania outdoors combined with all the culture, sports, and entertainment a large university community can bring, and is a 3-4 hour drive from New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Washington DC. The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more. To apply, submit a letter that includes a statement of interest in the teaching and research central to this position, a curriculum vitae, representative samples of research and/or creative works(20 MB maximum), a statement of teaching philosophy and/or research philosophy, and contact information for three references to Penn State’s electronic job management system (EJMS): https://psu.jobs, job #92405.For full consideration, submissions must be received by February 15; however, the review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to Patricia Kucker, Chair, Landscape Architecture Faculty Search Committee, pck25@psu.edu. Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and other protected groups. See http://police.psu.edu/annual-security-reports to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety matters and policies and explains how to request a paper copy of the Annual Security Report.
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