The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology of Princeton University seeks to appoint a part-time lecturer to teach EEB 308, Conservation Biology, in the Fall 2021 semester. The successful candidate must hold an advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred) in biological sciences and be knowledgeable about conservation biology. The course covers how to identify, understand, and reconcile conflicts between human activities such as farming, forestry, industry, and infrastructure development, and the conservation of species and natural ecosystems. The current textbook for this course is Fundamentals of Conservation Biology by James P. Gibbs and Malcolm L. Hunter.
The successful candidate will present two, 1.5-hour lectures (Monday and Wednesday) per week, write two exams, grade student work, and be available to students by holding weekly on campus office hours. The appointment is expected to run from September 1, 2021 to January 16, 2022. Classes will begin the first week of September, and the final exam period ends December 21st. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Interested applicants should apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/20201 with a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching explaining how the candidate has approached or would approach the course (no more than 500 words), and contact information for no more than three professional references.
This position is subject to the University's background check policy.