Assistant Professor of Conservation Biology & GIS: Michigan

Lake Superior State University
Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Job Category
Faculty Appointments
Published Salary Range: $50,000 - $57,000
Last Date to Apply
The School of Natural Resources and the Environment at Lake Superior State University invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Conservation Biology & Geographic Information Science beginning in August 2023. The School of Natural Resources and the Environment offers baccalaureate programs in Environmental Science, Fisheries & Wildlife Management, Conservation Biology, Parks and Recreation Management, and Geology. The successful candidate will teach introductory GIS and additional coursework in conservation biology and/or GIS, including coursework with a field component. The ability to contribute to other programs within the School is also desirable. The successful candidate will also establish a research program that involves undergraduate students. LSSU offers state-of-the-art facilities for conservation and geospatial research including: ESRI site license, UAV’s, instrumentation for water quality analysis, equipment and resources for field sampling/data collection, and the newly built Center for Freshwater Research and Education (CFRE). Sault Ste. Marie is situated on Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, where we share the international border with Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.
Minimum Qualifications: M.S. or ABD in Conservation Biology, or related field. Experience using ESRI GIS software. Experience teaching and/or mentoring diverse students at the undergraduate level. Ability to obtain a Michigan drivers license. Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Conservation Biology or a related field. Experience applying for extramural research funding. Experience facilitating applied research activities involving undergraduate students.
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