[ECOLOG-L] One-year Faculty Fellow in Environmental Studies (Applied Ecology and Environmental Science) at Colby College

One-year Faculty Fellow in Environmental Studies (Applied Ecology and Environmental Science)

Colby College – Waterville, ME

The Environmental Studies Program at Colby College invites applications for a one-year position in Applied Ecology and Environmental Science to begin September 1, 2016. The successful candidate will have a specialization in the application of ecological principles to the solution of environmental problems.  We welcome applications from broadly trained ecologists with interdisciplinary backgrounds and expertise in: population, community, or ecosystem ecology; conservation biology; restoration ecology; landscape ecology; or closely related fields. Candidates should have a Ph.D. and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Familiarity with liberal arts colleges and teaching experience is desirable. Teaching responsibilities will include three courses, two with laboratory components (Introduction to Ecology and either Advanced and Applied Ecology or an intermediate-level elective course in the candidateís area of specialty), and co-teaching the gateway course for majors and minors, Environment and Society.  The Environmental Studies Program is one of the largest and fastest growing programs at Colby. For more information about the Environmental Studies Program, please see the Program website at http://ift.tt/11TLgIi

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation, and a sample of current scholarship (e.g., a recent publication or manuscript) as PDFs to: ESecology@colby.edu. Electronic submission of applications is required and receipt will be confirmed. Application review will begin January 8, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may also be directed to ESecology@colby.edu

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual’s qualifications to contribute to Colby’s educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteranís status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institutionís education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colbyís Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website: http://www.colby.edu

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