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Water Cluster at Virginia Tech

(1 new Assistant Professor Position)

Virginia Tech is expanding its already excellent water program (> 80 faculty in > 15 departments and centers) through addition of seven new full‐time, nine‐month, tenure-track faculty members. The new faculty members will develop significant collaborative research, teaching, and outreach programs in water science, policy, and management. Ensuring sustainable water resources is a complex challenge that requires knowledge in a wide range of academic disciplines; therefore, hires will be made in four departments across two colleges, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Natural Resources and Environment.

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College of Natural Resources and Environment

Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation

Assistant Professor, Ecohydrological Modeling and Informatics

(apply to job posting TR0130101)

The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation (FREC) at Virginia Tech is seeking applicants for a 9-month, tenure-track, research and teaching position in Ecohydrological Modeling and Informatics with emphasis in forested landscapes. This position is part of a cluster hire of seven new faculty in water resources across campus. This position will focus on integration and feedbacks among hydrology, ecosystem processes, and human decision-making using modeling and information technology.

NSF highlights sustainable forest management

NSF highlights sustainable forest management

The NSF Center for Advanced Forestry Systems is an innovative partnership between Virginia Tech and other leading university forestry research programs across the U.S. that is working to improve the sustainability and productivity of planted forests.

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Trane first to partner with Sustainability Institute

Trane employee on jobsite.

Trane, a worldwide provider of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, is lending its expertise and support to establish the Sustainability Institute at Virginia Tech. The company has recruited Virginia Tech graduates to its workforce for several decades.

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