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[Job] Lecturer in Animal Ecology – Iowa State University


Chris Harrod <[log in to unmask]>


Scientific forum on fish and fisheries <[log in to unmask]>


Fri, 4 Apr 2014 22:29:15 +0000





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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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