Application Deadline: July 21, 2015


Additional Info:
Job Summary/Basic Function: The College of the Environment and Life Sciences
at the University of Rhode Island seeks to hire a full-time lecturer with
demonstrated teaching expertise in the conservation of biodiversity and natural
resources management. The candidate will be required to teach two to three
courses each semester and mentor graduate students in the Masters of
Environmental Science and Management (MESM) program. Courses may include
(but are not limited to) a graduate course in environmental leadership (new
course), a junior-level introductory forestry course (NRS 301), a
junior-level wildlife ecology course (NRS 305), a freshman course in natural
resource conservation (NRS 100), and a group project course that can satisfy
the requirements for professional masters research (EVS 598).Required Qualifications: An M.S. degree in a discipline relevant to
environmental management plus 8 years of experience as a practitioner of
environmental management, or a Ph.D. in conservation biology, natural
resources science, landscape ecology, or related fields. Demonstrated
excellence in teaching and strong organizational, interpersonal, and verbal
and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to lead group
projects on applied, multidisciplinary environmental issues.

Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with the natural history and
conservation of New England landforms, habitats, plants, and animals.
Demonstrated knowledge of the elements of effective leadership in addressing
environmental problems at local and global scales.

Closing Date: July 21, 2015

Duration of the Position: This position is guaranteed for one year with the
potential for renewal for additional years.



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