Assistant Professor - Human Dimensions of Wildlife Biology #20180054FAC

San Marcos, Texas
Sep 18, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Science & Technology
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title Assistant Professor - Human Dimensions of Wildlife Biology Job Posting Number 20180054FAC Job Location San Marcos College College of Science and Engineering Department/School Biology Position Description

The successful candidate will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate field-based courses in the Department of Biology and develop an externally funded research program involving graduate students.

Required Qualifications

1. Earned Ph.D. in wildlife ecology, biology, environmental education, or related areas. Wildlife ecology, biology, environmental education, or related areas may include the terminal degree in majors that include the words aquatic, ecology, biology, or biological. Note: there are dozens of majors in wildlife/education and related areas. We have listed the most common words that would apply here.
2. A record of peer-reviewed publications in human dimensions of natural resources

Preferred Qualifications

1. Postdoctoral (or equivalent) experience;
2. Demonstration of research experience;
3. A record of externally funded research in human dimensions such as wildlife/conservation outreach, stakeholder engagement and application of theoretical and empirical findings to real-world, contemporary problems; and
4. Experience in outreach/human dimensions research complementing the research strengths of the department

Application Procedures

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered,  Applicants should submit the following: 1) A letter of application with statements on research plans and teaching philosophy, 2) Current curriculum vitae, 3) pdfs of up to five publications, and 4) contact information of five people willing to serve as references.

Questions about this position should be addressed to M. Clay Green, (512) 245-8037, Texas State University, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666.

Proposed Start Date: Fall 2018

Close Date: 11/01/2017

Open Until Filled? No


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