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Full-time Wildlife: Applied Mammalian Ecology
Humboldt State University
Temporary Faculty Position
Starting August 2017
Department of Wildlife
Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state
DESCRIPTION: Humboldt State University's Department of Wildlife invites applications for one full-time temporary faculty position in Applied Mammalian Ecology for academic year 2017/2018. The initial appointment will be for the Fall 2017 semester. Subsequent reappointment for Spring 2018 will be contingent upon budget, programmatic need and satisfactory performance evaluation.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary is dependent on the appointees qualifications and experience. The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at: The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at: The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at: The current California State University Salary Schedule is available at: http://www.humboldt....ry-Schedule.pdf
Humboldt State University provides an excellent benefits package for faculty. Information about the benefits plans can be found at: http://www.humboldt.edu/forms/node/934.
Professional Qualifications: An earned M.S. or equivalent in Wildlife, Ecology, Conservation or related field from an accredited college or university is required at the time of appointment. An earned Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree from an accredited college or university in the fields listed is preferred.
The successful candidate must demonstrate the following:
• Evidence of, or potential for, effective undergraduate teaching using a variety of methodologies;
• Expertise with ecology, behavior and management of mammals;
• Commitment to and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds; and
• Interest and ability to teach a broad range of courses.
At the time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States. Evidence of degree(s) is required at time of hire. For information on University support for visa acquisition for temporary faculty, please visit: http://www.humboldt....visitingfaculty.
Professional Duties: Instructional assignments may include: Principles of Wildlife Management, Techniques in Wildlife Management, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Ethology, Conservation and Management of Mammals, and Senior Thesis. Instructional assignments will be consistent with the programmatic needs of the department and students. The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members in temporary positions are teaching, maintaining office hours and working collaboratively and productively with colleagues.
General Information: The Department of Wildlife at Humboldt State University enjoys a strong reputation for excellent undergraduate and Master's level graduate education balanced with active applied research. It is a thriving program with 400+ students and has experienced significant growth in recent years. Additional information about the Department of Wildlife can be found at: http://www.humboldt.edu/wildlife/.
Application: Qualified candidates should submit electronically the following materials:
• Letter of application;
• Curriculum vitae;
• Application for Academic Employment: http://www.humboldt....forms/node/757;
• Supplemental Application for Academic Employment: http://www.humboldt....plicantsurvey/;
• Graduate transcripts (unofficial copies are sufficient for initial review);
• Teaching portfolio, including a statement of Teaching Philosophy; and
• Three letters of recommendation.
Submission of the application materials should be sent as a single PDF document (letters of recommendation may be sent separately), in the order listed above to:
In letter of application, please refer to Job #7728.
Please direct any other questions pertaining to this position, the Wildlife Department, or Humboldt State University to:
Dr. Micaela Gunther, Search Committee Chair
Department of Wildlife
Humboldt State University
One Harpst Street
Arcata, California 95521-8299
Phone (707) 826-3250
Application Deadline: This position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than March 28, 2017. Early response is encouraged.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Evidence of required degree(s), certifications(s), or licenses(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. A background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) must be completed satisfactorily as a condition of employment with the CSU. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Adverse findings from a background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. All CSU employees are obligated to respond to and report incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. The successful candidate for this position will be mandated to receive relevant training on an annual basis. The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status. If accommodations need to be made during the recruitment and interview process, please contact Human Resources at (707) 826-3626 or mailto:email@example.com.
HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
Siemens Hall - Room 211
Arcata, CA 95521-8299
Fax: (707) 826-3625
It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education - or activities only part of which are qualifying- -will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus.
Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. The successful candidate for a position at HSU is required to be fingerprinted through the Humboldt State University Police Department or their local law enforcement agency. The results of the fingerprint process must be received by the university prior to the candidate’s appointment. The cost of the fingerprinting is borne by the university.
Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Humboldt State University can be found at http://www.humboldt.edu.
Humboldt State University is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race,religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
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