The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks to hire a 9-month, full-time, non-tenure track continuing Lecturer to contribute to and help further develop the Department’s curricular programs. The successful candidate must have demonstrated excellence in teaching and deep commitment to STEM education practices, with interest and ability to help Departmental faculty maintain and develop innovations in teaching methods and student engagement. This faculty member will be heavily involved with student engagement in the Department, which will include student advising and activities relating to student recruitment, retention, and learning. The successful candidate must be qualified to teach topics related to environmental policy (e.g. environmental law and the National Environmental Policy Act) and environmental sciences or natural resources. Strong candidates will have experience integrating scientific writing and critical thinking skills into course curriculum. Candidates should have received at least one higher-education degree in a Natural Resources or Environmental Science discipline, and while a formal degree in science education is not necessary, candidates must have experience with innovative science education approaches and best practices in preparing students for successful careers in the Natural Resources and Environmental Science.
Candidates will have at least a M.S. degree.
Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; and (4) contact information for three references (references will not be contacted prior to candidates advancing in the selection process).
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
For full consideration of applications, all materials must be submitted by Friday, February 16, 2018.
To apply and for more information, please visit: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Lecturer-II-NRES_R0106890-1