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Teaching fall semester on Michigan State campus.  Beginning August 16, 2018 through December 31, 2018. One semester teaching in the Department of Plant Biology, PLB 441, Plant Ecology. Class is scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:20 to 11:40 am on the MSU campus. Course Goals are:

  • To teach students Ecology of plants and their communities.
  • To teach the effects of biotic and climatological factors influencing global distribution of plant communities including community structure and function, microclimatology, ecophysiology, and adaptation.
  • Teaching assignment is for Fall 2018 semester only.

    Required Degree

    Doctorate -Plant Biology or related field

    Minimum Requirements

    PhD in Plant Biology or related field.

    Experience in the field of plant ecology.

    Knowledge and skills to develop teaching resources in plant ecology.

    Experience teaching reformed, student-center classes.

    Desired Qualifications

    PhD in Plant Biology or related field

    Experience in development and assessment of learning outcomes

    Undergraduate teaching experience and a passion for teaching

    Experience in the following courses: Plant Systematics, Plants of Michigan, Cell and Molecular Biology, Organisms and Populations, Statistics for Ecologists and Wetland Ecology and Management.

    Required Application Materials

    CV and full names and contact information (phone numbers, emails and postal addresses) of 3 individuals acting as references.


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    Job No:
    Posted: 7/11/2018
    Application Due: 7/25/2018
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