[ECOLOG-L] Lecturer Position in Environmental Leadership at University of Rhode Island

Lecturer Position in Environmental LeadershipJob Summary/Basic Function: The College of the Environment and Life Sciencesat the University of Rhode Island seeks to hire a full-time lecturer withdemonstrated teaching expertise in the conservation of biodiversity and naturalresources management. The candidate will be required to teach two to threecourses each semester and mentor graduate students in the Masters ofEnvironmental Science and Management (MESM) program. Courses may include(but are not limited to) a graduate course in environmental leadership (newcourse), a junior-level introductory forestry course (NRS 301), ajunior-level wildlife ecology course (NRS 305), a freshman course in naturalresource conservation (NRS 100), and a group project course that can satisfythe requirements for professional masters research (EVS 598).Required Qualifications: An M.S. degree in a discipline relevant toenvironmental management plus 8 years of experience as a practitioner ofenvironmental management, or a Ph.D. in conservation biology, naturalresources science, landscape ecology, or related fields. Demonstratedexcellence in teaching and strong organizational, interpersonal, and verbaland written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to lead groupprojects on applied, multidisciplinary environmental issues.Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with the natural history andconservation of New England landforms, habitats, plants, and animals.Demonstrated knowledge of the elements of effective leadership in addressingenvironmental problems at local and global scales.Closing Date: July 21, 2015Duration of the Position: This position is guaranteed for one year with thepotential for renewal for additional years.Application: Applications must be done online at:http://ift.tt/1IvCE8B

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Nancy E. Karraker, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Wetland EcologyDepartment of Natural Resources ScienceUniversity of Rhode Island105 Coastal Institute at KingstonKingston, Rhode Island 02881 USAEmail: nkarraker@uri.eduPhone: 401-874-2916Webpage: http://ift.tt/1TJ7VNU

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