Assistant Professor, Wildlife and Conservation Biologist

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Posting Number19200025FACJob TitleAssistant Professor, Wildlife and Conservation BiologistType of EmploymentRegular Full-TimeIf Part Time, Enter Hours Per WeekWork LocationMurrayEmployment TermAcademic YearPosition TypeFaculty (Tenure-Track)DepartmentBiological SciencesSummary of Job Duties and Responsibilities

Tenure-track position beginning August 2020.

Teach introductory and upper-level courses in biology, wildlife biology, and conservation biology. Conduct research, pursue external funding, and advise student research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Advise students in our Wildlife and Conservation Biology program, which includes tracks in Wildlife Biology, Conservation Biology, Conservation Law Enforcement, Zoological Conservation, and Conservation Education and Interpretation.

Minimum Education Requirements

Ph.D. in Wildlife Biology, Conservation Biology, Biology or a closely related discipline, with postdoctoral teaching or research experience.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements

Candidates must be able to teach courses in General Biology (majors and non-majors) plus introductory and upper-level courses in biology, wildlife biology, and conservation biology. Candidates must demonstrate research potential in wildlife biology as evidenced by recent peer-reviewed publications, grants, and/or other scholarly activities. Candidates must have ability to mentor undergraduate and master’s research students.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with excellent teaching skills including use of modern classroom technologies.

Physical DemandsWork HoursMinimum SalaryMaximum Salary Posting Details

Posting Date09/11/2019Closing Date11/08/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Along with the application, the following items must be included:

• Letter of application
• Curriculum Vita
• Statement of research interest
• Teaching statement that describes the candidate’s teaching background and interests, as well as the candidate’s approach to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for student success.

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Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Statement of Teaching Interest
    4. Statement of Research Interest
    Optional Documents
    1. Other Document
    2. Other Document 2




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    Posted: 9/12/2019
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