We’re Hiring: Assistant Professor in Advanced Building Technologies

We’re Hiring: Assistant Professor in Advanced Building Technologies

Effective immediately, we are seeking qualified applicants for the following position in BCT: Assistant Professor – Advanced Building Technologies Apply now Job no: 510501 Work type: Faculty Full Time Location: UMass Amherst Department: Environmental Conservation Union: MSP Categories: College of Natural Sciences About UMass Amherst UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth’s flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to diverse urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region. Job Description The Building and Construction Technology (BCT) program in the Department of Environmental Conservation at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (http://bct.eco.umass.edu/) invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in the area of Advanced Building Technologies. This is an academic year appointment at the level of Assistant Professor. We seek candidates with...
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Interested in transferring into BCT?

Many of our BCT students transfer into the program during their studies at UMass or from other colleges. This was highlighted in a recent interview where Kevin Van Develde, Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions, talked to BCT program director Alexander Schreyer about the program, career options, and how to join the program. You can watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUbUuUZ49z8 Interested in learning more about the BCT program? Contact us here....
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New Recreational Angling Technologies May Pose Risks to Fisheries

New Recreational Angling Technologies May Pose Risks to Fisheries

UMass Amherst co-authored study shows scientists need to work closely with resource management agencies to assess impacts. New developments in recreational fishing technology — from the use of aerial drones and social media scouting reports to advances in hook design — are creating challenges for fisheries management and effective policy making, according to a new study co-authored by University of Massachusetts Amherst researcher Andy Danylchuk. With the opening of the spring fishing season, millions of recreational fishing aficionados across North America are dusting off their tackle boxes, fitting together their rods, and heading to the bait and tackle shop to purchase the latest in fish-catching gear. But what impact does all that new technology have on the fish themselves? “There are still so many unknowns,” says Danylchuk, professor of fish conservation in the UMass Amherst department of environmental conservation, and co-author of a new paper that investigates the relationship between fishing technology and fish ecosystems. “There’s more attention paid to products we use with our pets than...
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We congratulate our 2021 Natural Resources Conservation graduates!

We congratulate our 2021 Natural Resources Conservation graduates!

Congratulations Natural Resources Conservation graduates! We are so very proud of you and all of your accomplishments these past years. Good luck out there, in the workforce, graduate school, or on other life adventures. Keep in touch, and keep us as part of your professional network. We wish the best for you and will continue to be here for you. Find our Senior Celebration page here with a recording of our spring 2021 Awards ceremony, where students were recognized for exceptional work and accomplishments....
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Congratulations to our graduating Environmental Science seniors – Class of 2021!

Congratulations to our graduating Environmental Science seniors – Class of 2021!

We are tremendously proud of you, and we wish you all the best for the future. Some of you are heading directly to graduate school and many of you are heading out into the environmental workforce. As the environmental challenges facing the world continue to grow, we know that you are ready to make a positive impact. Best wishes on behalf of our entire interdepartmental EnviSci faculty group, from Environmental Conservation, Geosciences, and the Stockbridge School of Agriculture. Everyone in the EnviSci class of 2021 is of course now part of the ever-growing group of UMass Amherst EnviSci Alumni, so be sure to stay in touch by Connecting with our alumni group on LinkedIn. If you missed our Virtual Senior Celebration you can watch a video of it on our blog, where you will also find our EnviSci 2021 Virtual Yearbook, along with congratulatory messages from faculty, and a list of EnviSci seniors recognized for their outstanding accomplishments with end-of-year awards....
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