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Lecturer in Quantitative Ecology

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Lecturer in Quantitative Ecology
University of Massachusetts-Amherst

The Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking talented applicants for a non-tenuretrack position as a Lecturer in Quantitative Ecology. Earliest appointment date is September 1,
2019 with an initial appointment for two years. Candidates should demonstrate a strong
commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, specifically in quantitative topics, and
excel as a teacher, mentor, and scientist. Teaching responsibilities include two courses per
semester: 1) Intro to Quantitative Ecology, an undergraduate course taught in Spring and Fall
(materials available), 2) Analysis of Environmental Data with lab, a graduate-level course taught
in the Fall (materials available), and 3) a graduate-level seminar/course in the Spring on a
quantitative subject of their choosing.
We are interested in applicants with a background in any aspect of quantitative ecology and with
demonstrated teaching experience at the university level. A doctoral degree in ecology or closely
related field is required.
Additional Information:
There is great potential to engage with an innovative teaching program that incorporates new
initiatives in teaching and learning, and to conduct collaborative interdisciplinary research in
ecology with faculty in Environmental Conservation and Organismic & Evolutionary Biology
graduate programs. The Department is committed to practices that enhance diversity, equity, and
inclusion; successful applicants will gain experience and training in mentoring students from
underrepresented groups in STEM.

Job Type
Full Time Experienced
Amherst, Massachusetts United States
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Expires on
Desired Start Date
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How to Apply
Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching, a
statement of research goals, and the names, addresses and contact information of three references
link to apply:
Additionally, all applicants must submit a statement of Contribution to Diversity, Equity and
Inclusion, identifying past experiences and future goals. These contributions may result from
lived experiences, scholarship, and/or mentoring, teaching and outreach activities. For more
information, please review the College’s diversity
statement: Search questions can be
addressed to the search chair Chris Sutherland ( Applicants should
apply by the priority deadline of June 23, 2019 to ensure consideration.