The School of Natural Resources and the Environment (SNRE) seeks an enthusiastic and innovative individual for the position of Career Track Professor of Practice to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in data science and natural resources. This is a 9-month (academic) teaching position (1.0 FTE) at the Assistant or Associate rank, with the opportunity to advance from Assistant to Associate or Associate to Full. The position requires teaching courses in fall and spring semesters (80%), scholarship (10%), and service-related duties (10%). This position is subject to renewable 9-month contracts and is not tenure eligible. Anticipated start date is August 16, 2021.
The expected teaching load is approximately five courses or 16 units per year on the main campus of the University of Arizona. Course assignments will depend on programmatic needs and can change from semester to semester.
This career-track appointment is not eligible for tenure.
PhD degree in plant or animal ecology, conservation biology, natural resources, environmental sciences, data science, or related discipline, with experience in quantitative methods related to the study of natural resources and ecology;
Experience teaching and mentoring students in traditional classroom settings at a college or university level;
Experience in design and develop courses in natural resources, data science, statistics, and other quantitative methods;
Experience in contributing to the diversity and inclusion mission for the department, college, university, and/or profession; and
Experience designing, executing, and disseminating research related to natural resources and ecology to the scientific community