Lecturer-Applied Ecology

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Vacancy Type Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Is Internal Transfer Only No Working Title Lecturer-Applied Ecology Salary Range Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with experience Position Number 00107560 Work Schedule Monday - Friday / 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (some evenings and weekends required) Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00 Department 112101 - Applied Ecology Department Applied Ecology Job City & State Raleigh, NC Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Applied Ecology is a growing, vibrant and productive unit within CALS and a supportive, collaborative academic setting. Faculty strengths are in the areas of ecology, fisheries, aquaculture, conservation biology, environmental toxicology, and related fields. Research in these fields drives a strong, well-funded graduate program, effective extension and outreach, and graduate and undergraduate mentoring, teaching and advising. The Department hosts faculty in the NC Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, SE Climate Science Center, and Center for Marine Sciences and Technology.

Essential Job Duties

As a lecturer, this position will have full responsibility for teaching courses in the area of ecology, generally at the undergraduate level, with class sizes typically in the range of 20 – 50 students. Associated responsibilities include developing core course materials (lectures, exams, teaching materials, etc.), teaching lecture and/or laboratory sections, holding regularly scheduled office hours each week, administering and grading exams, supervising Teaching Assistants, and managing all other aspects of producing and delivering departmental courses.

Responsibility also includes administering the Applied Ecology minor program, which may consist of 25 – 50 students. Candidates interested in innovative teaching and the scholarship of teaching particularly encouraged to apply; the opportunity may exist to participate in the development of a new major.

Inclusiveness and diversity are academic imperatives and thus are university goals. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for students from underrepresented groups.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Driving a vehicle to and from field trip sites may be required, including student transport.

Minimum Education/Experience

Master’s degree in Ecology, Science Education or related degree.

Departmental Required Skills


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

PhD in Ecology, Science Education or a related field.

Required License or Certification

Driver’s License

Special Instructions Job Open Date 05/20/2019 Anticipated Closing Date Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Proposed Hire Date 07/01/2019 AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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  3. * Do you have (or will have by date of hire) a Master's degree in Ecology, Science Education, or related degree?
    • Yes
    • No
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    Posted: 5/21/2019
    Application Due: 5/31/2019
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