ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, WILDLIFE BIOLOGY. The Department of Biological Sciences at Murray State University invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin January 2016 or August 2017. The Department offers both undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) degrees in a broad range of disciplines.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology, Wildlife Biology or closely related discipline with postdoctoral teaching or research experience. Candidates must be able to teach courses in Wildlife Management, Wildlife Policy & Administration, and Wildlife Techniques. Candidates must demonstrate research potential in wildlife biology as evidence by publications, grants, or other scholarly activity. Candidates must have ability to mentor undergraduates and master’s research students.
Responsibilities: Teach introductory and upper-level courses in biology, including the three core classes listed above. Conduct research, pursue external funding, and advise student research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Supervise the student chapter of The Wildlife Society, and advise students towards careers as professional wildlife and conservation biologists.
Preferred: Preference will be given to candidates with excellent teaching skills including use of modern classroom technologies, experience in student chapters of The Wildlife Society, experience interacting with state and federal wildlife agencies, strong research abilities, and who can teach Herpetology.
Application Deadline: October 15, 2016
To Apply: Please visit http://www.murraystatejobs.com/postings/5833 and submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statements of teaching and research interests, and email addresses and phone numbers for three references.
Questions: Please contact Dr. Howard Whiteman, Chair, Wildlife Biologist Search Committee email@example.com.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.