Careers in the Plant Sciences

Part-time faculty in systematics

Western Connecticut State University - DANBURY, CT, United States

Position Title: Part-time faculty in systematics
Position Type: Temporary Faculty
Application Review Begins: Monday, May 13, 2019
Application Deadline: Sunday, September 01, 2019
Institution: Western Connecticut State University
Department/Division: Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences
Field (e.g., systematics): systematics
City: DANBURY, CT, United States
General Information: The Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences at Western Connecticut State
University is seeking a scholar in systematic biology to instruct a Master’s-level course in
systematics during Spring 2020 (see course description here:
http://catalogs.wcsu.edu/grad1819/sas/courses/biology/) . Students enrolled in the MS in Integrative Biological Diversity Program include diverse, non-traditional students who are seeking careers in conservation and resource management
(http://catalogs.wcsu.edu/grad1819/master-of-science-in-integrative-biological-diversity/). The ideal candidate will offer a course that can provide students hands-on experience and practical skills in contemporary tree-building methods and software, with an eye to how systematics may be used in conservation, policy, and management. The candidate will need to be able to instruct on evenings and/or weekends, and a hybrid instructional design (online + in-person) is possible.

Western Connecticut State University is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity
Educator/Employer.
Qualifications/Requirements: A PhD and evidence of scholarly activity in systematics or related field are required. We
welcome applications from candidates interested in sharing their expertise with the department.
Responsibilities: The faculty member will be responsible for designing and instructing a Master's level course in systematics.
Application Instructions (submission methods, etc.): Candidates should send: a CV, and suggested list of topics to cover in the class to Theodora Pinou at PinouT@wcsu.edu by September 1, 2019.
Web Link: http://
Compensation Range: 5600
Contact Name: Hannah Reynolds, reynoldsh@wcsu.edu