Assistant Professor, Wildlife and Conservation Biology

Kentucky, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 10, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Biological Sciences at Murray State University invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin August 2021. The department offers both undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) degrees in a broad range of disciplines.

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach introductory and upper-level courses in biology, wildlife biology, and conservation biology. Conduct research, pursue external funding, and advise student research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Advise students in our Wildlife and Conservation Biology program, which includes tracks in Wildlife Biology, Conservation Biology, Conservation Law Enforcement, Zoological Conservation, and Conservation Education and Interpretation.

Minimum Education Requirements:
Ph.D. in Wildlife Biology, Conservation Biology, Biology or a closely related discipline, with postdoctoral teaching or research experience.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
Candidates must be able to teach courses in General Biology (majors and non-majors) plus introductory upper-level courses in biology, wildlife biology, and conservation biology. Candidates must demonstrate research potential in wildlife biology as evidenced by recent peer-reviewed publications, grants, and/or other scholarly activities. Candidates must have the ability to mentor undergraduate and master’s research students.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with excellent teaching skills including the use of modern classroom technologies.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.