Assistant or Associate Professor of Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management - University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in Stevens Point Wisconsin

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University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481

United States


Detailed Job Description

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UW-Stevens Point) College of Natural Resources (CNR) is seeking a full-time (9-month), tenure track faculty member who will have a 100% teaching appointment in the Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management (HDNRM) Discipline. As a faculty member of the UW-Stevens Point CNR, the successful candidate will have responsibility for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses that focus on civic engagement and public participation in natural resource management. The primary courses will be Natural Resources and Public Relations, Integrated Resource Management, introductory courses, and other opportunities as the needs of the discipline and interests of the candidate would allow.

The candidate is expected to teach 12 credits per semester and advise undergraduate students as appropriate. The position reports directly to the Dean of the College. Opportunities exist for involvement in research, outreach, graduate student advising, and international programs to meet University scholarship and service requirements. Experience in and desire to work with diverse populations of learners and stakeholders is expected. The successful candidate may be required to teach in the Summer Field Experience.

-Ph.D or J.D. complete or near completion, or other appropriate doctoral degree in human dimensions of natural resource management, environmental policy/law, natural resource communication, planning, or related field by the date of the appointment. The doctoral degree must be earned by time of first retention decision.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.

- A Bachelor’s degree in a land or water management-based discipline is preferred, as it will facilitate the candidate’s ability to teach in the Summer Field Experience
- Experience with GIS
- Successful experience teaching undergraduate students
- Agency or NGO public participation experience in policy making
- Relevant experience and a demonstrated understanding on natural resource management, communication, policy, public participation and civic engagement.

Appointment Date: August 29, 2016

Terms of Employment: This is an Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure track, full-time, academic appointment (9 months). Salary is commensurate with education and professional experience.

Deadline: Continuous recruitment with first review of completed applications starting March 14, 2016. To assure consideration, completed applications need to be received by end of day, 11:59 pm,March 13, 2016. Applications received on or after March 14, 2016 may be considered.

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Keyword Phrases

  • natural resources
  • UWSP
  • UW-Stevens Point
  • Stevens Point
  • Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management
  • Resource Management
  • faculty
  • tenure track
  • public relations
  • integrated resource management
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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