Assistant Director of AIP/Instructor - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  2778

Assistant Director of the Advanced Inquiry Program (AIP) and Instructor to manage and teach in graduate programs devoted to community engagement in science and environmental stewardship.  


The Assistant Director/Instructor builds productive academic relationships across a large-scale learning collaborative; supports cross-institutional professional development; and cultivates the next generation of environmental leaders; serves as a graduate-level instructor and advisor, working with Project Dragonfly team in the Biology Department to deliver a curriculum that integrates web-based courses, experiential learning at partner sites, and student options for field courses worldwide.  Some Earth Expeditions field course instruction in Africa, Asia, Australia, or the Americas.

The Advanced Inquiry Program (AIP) is a master’s degree program offered by Miami University in collaboration with premier community institutions nationwide, including the Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation Society, Brookfield Zoo (Chicago), Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Denver Zoo, Phoenix Zoo, San Diego Zoo Global, and the Woodland Park Zoo (Seattle). 

Inquiries may be directed to Connie Malone at Screening of applications will begin May 23, 2016 and continue until position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications

ABD or PhD by date of appointment in ecology, conservation, environmental or science education, or a related field; excellent oral and written communication skills; knowledge of student and instructional support; organizational skills with attention to detail; commitment to working in a collaborative environment to support a diverse instructional team and student body. 

Preferred Qualifications

Specialized experience in a relevant area such as community-based conservation, public engagement in science, science education leadership, learning in informal and field settings, sustainability, or urban ecology; experience with web-based courses and instruction; familiarity with collaborative tools such as Skype, Google apps, web conferencing, and creation of video/instructional media.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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