Assistant Professor Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Biology (Tenure-Track)

The assistant professor of wildlife ecology and conservation biology will be a faculty member with the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences. The assis¬tant professor will teach courses such as Population Biology, conduct research, and advise students in the Wildlife and Conservation Science program.
The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate classes in wildlife and conservation science. Must be able to teach Population Biology, Biometrics, Introductory GIS, Field Methods, and courses in area of interest. In addition to teaching, responsibilities include conducting externally funded scholarly research, student advising and mentoring, and committee work as appropriate. This position is a tenure-track, nine-month appointment with opportunities for summer teaching and research
Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. The candidate should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential applications to pedagogy, programming, and service activity.
Other duties as required. Supervision of student workers.
Ph.D. in Wildlife Ecology, Conservation Biology, Ecology or closely related discipline. All degree requirements must be completed by time of employment. Strong record of academic and scholarly activities and demonstrated potential to attract external funding. Requires ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Area of research interest is open, but preference will be given to those whose scholarly activity is most likely to stimulate undergraduate and graduate research in the Wildlife and Conservation Science program. Preference given to applicants with evidence of grantsmanship, peer-reviewed publications, experience supervising graduate and undergraduate research, and teaching experience.
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Texas A&M University-Commerce offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including health, vision, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, long-term care, accidental death and dismemberment, flexible spending accounts, offered campus child¬care, defined-benefit retirement through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to:
Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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