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Subject: [Job] Lecturer in Animal Ecology – Iowa State University
From: Chris Harrod <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Scientific forum on fish and fisheries <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 4 Apr 2014 22:29:15 +0000

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Apologies for possible x-post. 
Lecturer in Animal Ecology – Iowa State University 
The Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management 
( at Iowa State University seeks to hire a 
non-tenure-track, 9-month, full-time Lecturer in Animal Ecology. This 
position will be responsible for contributing to the undergraduate teaching 
curriculum focusing on Animal Ecology. This major includes approximately 400 
undergraduate students studying wildlife ecology, wildlife care, fisheries 
and aquatic sciences, pre-veterinary medicine, and natural resources 
interpretation. Teaching expectation is the equivalent of four (4) courses 
per semester, 3 credits per course on average, for approximately 15-20 
teaching contact hours per week. Courses to be covered by this position may 
include Principles of Wildlife Conservation (A Ecl 231), coordinating and 
providing instruction for labs for Vertebrate Biology (A Ecl 365), 
Ecological Methods (A Ecl/Biol 371), Controversies in Natural Resources 
(NREM 460), and the development of new courses including (but not limited 
to) Wildlife-Habitat Relationships, Wildlife Forensics, Introduction to 
Wildlife Rehabilitation, and Captive Wildlife Husbandry and Management, 
based upon the candidate's expertise. Other opportunities may exist 
depending on qualifications and some service to the department is expected. 
Required qualifications include a M.S. degree in Animal Ecology or related 
field and teaching experience which demonstrates evidence of effective 
teaching, public speaking and presentations. Preferred qualifications 
include a Ph.D. in Animal Ecology or closely related field, teaching 
experience at the college/university (4-year) level, documented experience 
using modern technology or techniques that encourage student learning, and 
participation in teaching workshops to improve teaching techniques. 
Minimum starting salary is $45,000, commensurate with qualifications. 
Starting date is 16 August 2014; the appointment ends 15 May 2017 with 
possibility of renewal. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 17 APRIL 2014. All offers of 
employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's 
verification of credentials and other information required by federal and 
state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a 
background check. 
To apply for this position, visit<> and search for 
Vacancy ID #140194. Once you have located the position click on "Apply for 
this Vacancy" and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to 
enter or attach the following: 
1.      A letter of application/cover letter 
2.      Curriculum vita 
3.      A statement of teaching philosophy 
4.      Copies of all college transcripts 
5.      Names and complete contact information including email addresses for 
three professional references 
For more information regarding this position, please email Dr. Stephen J. 
Dinsmore at [log in to unmask] or call 515-294-1348. 
Please direct questions regarding the application process to 
[log in to unmask] or 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485. 

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