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12 de marzo de 2017

Temporary faculty position: vertebrate ecology (Humboldt State Uni, USA)

Wildlife: Vertebrate Ecology

Humboldt State University

Vacancy Announcement
Temporary Faculty Position
Starting August 2017
Department of Wildlife
Job #7727

Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state

DESCRIPTION: Humboldt State University's Department of Wildlife invites applications for one full-time temporary faculty position in Vertebrate Ecology for academic year 2017/2018. The initial appointment will be for the Fall 2017 semester. Subsequent reappointment for Spring 2018 will be contingent upon budget, programmatic need and satisfactory performance evaluation.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary is dependent on the appointees qualifications and experience. The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at: The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at: The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at: The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at: http://www.humboldt....ry-Schedule.pdf.

Humboldt State University provides an excellent benefits package for faculty. Information about the benefits plans can be found at: http://www.humboldt.edu/forms/node/934.

Professional Qualifications: An earned M.S. or equivalent in Wildlife, Ecology, Conservation or related field from an accredited college or university is required at the time of appointment. An earned Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in the areas listed above from an accredited college or university is preferred.

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following:

• Evidence of, or potential for, effective undergraduate teaching and teaching experience using a variety of methodologies;
• Expertise with ecology, conservation and management of vertebrates;
• Commitment to and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds; and
• Interest and ability to teach a broad range of courses.

At the time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States. Evidence of degree(s) is required at time of hire. For information on University support for visa acquisition for temporary faculty, please visit:

Professional Duties: Instructional assignments may include: Principles of Wildlife Management, Wildlife Conservation, Ecology of Wildlife Habitats (wetlands), Wildlife Ethology, Senior Thesis, and Conservation and Management of a taxonomic group consistent with candidate's expertise (e.g., herptiles). Instructional assignments will be consistent with the programmatic needs of the department and students. The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members in temporary positions are teaching, maintaining office hours and working collaboratively and productively with colleagues.

General Information: The Department of Wildlife at Humboldt State University enjoys a strong reputation for excellent undergraduate and Master's level graduate education balanced with active applied research. It is a thriving program with 400+ students and has experienced significant growth in recent years. Additional information about the Department of Wildlife can be found at: http://www.humboldt.edu/wildlife/.

Application: Qualified candidates should submit electronically the following materials:

• Letter of application;
• Curriculum vitae;
• Application for Academic Employment: http://apptrkr.com/971744;
• Supplemental Application for Academic Employment: http://www.humboldt....plicantsurvey/;
• Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are sufficient for initial review);
• Teaching portfolio, including a statement of Teaching Philosophy; and
• Three letters of recommendation.

Submission of the application materials should be sent as a single PDF document (letters of recommendation may be sent separately), in the order listed above to: wldf7727@humboldt.edu

In letter of application, please refer to Job #7727.

Please direct any other questions pertaining to this position, the Wildlife Department, or Humboldt State University to:

Dr. Jeffrey Black, Search Committee Chair
Department of Wildlife
Humboldt State University
One Harpst Street
Arcata, California 95521-8299
Phone (707) 826-3439
Email: wldf7727@humboldt.edu

Application Deadline: This position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than March 28, 2017. Early response is encouraged.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Evidence of required degree(s), certifications(s), or licenses(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. A background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) must be completed satisfactorily as a condition of employment with the CSU. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Adverse findings from a background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. All CSU employees are obligated to respond to and report incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. The successful candidate for this position will be mandated to receive relevant training on an annual basis. The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status. If accommodations need to be made during the recruitment and interview process, please contact Human Resources at (707) 826-3626 or hsuhr@humboldt.edu.

Job #7727

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