Forestry and Conservation Science Professors


Salary Median (2017)


Projected Job Growth (2016-2026)

+7.8% (as fast as the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Doctoral Degree


What Forestry and Conservation Science Professors Do

Teach courses in forestry and conservation science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Other Job Titles Forestry and Conservation Science Professors May Have

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Extension Professor, Forest Technology Professor, Forestry Extension Specialist, Forestry Professor, Instructor, Lecturer, Professor, Research Professor

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in books, professional journals, or electronic media.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as forest resource policy, forest pathology, and mapping.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.

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