The Park Management and Conservation program at Kansas State University is pleased to announce a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to be filled fall of 2019. Below is a link to the announcement, and a brief description of the job responsibilities. Please direct any questions you may have to the search committee chair, Dr. Ryan Sharp - email@example.com - 785-532-1665. Please have all materials submitted to the online application system by October 19, 2018 for full consideration.
Link to full position description - http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/504709/assistant-professor
Assistant Professor of Park Management & Conservation (PMC), Full-time (12-month), tenure-track (70% teaching, 30% research), with expertise in natural resources conservation and park and protected area management
Teach undergraduate courses in PMC in several of the following topic areas: Environmental Education, Environmental Interpretation, Natural Resources Management, and Outdoor Recreation Management.
Contribute to the PMC graduate program, either through teaching an existing class on outdoor recreation behavior or research methods, or developing a new graduate class based on expertise.
The candidate will advise PMC undergraduate students, contribute to student recruitment, and advise a student organization affiliated with the department.
Develop an active, nationally-recognized research program that includes developing extramural sources of funding and publishing in peer reviewed national and international journals. We anticipate that the research will be highly collaborative and interdisciplinary. Advising and the professional development of M.S. and Ph.D. students is required. Participation in service associated with natural resource conservation is expected, including involvement with professional organizations.
Earned PhD degree by time of employment in a field related to natural resource conservation and/or protected area management;
Research and teaching experience related to natural resource conservation and/or protected area management;
Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work as a contributing team member;
A publication record commensurate with experience.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching and assessment of undergraduate and graduate students in nature-based tourism, recreation management, or other aspects of natural resource management.
Established record of external grant funding and experience in grant budget management;
Publications in national/international peer reviewed journals;
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with natural resource agencies;
Strong quantitative skills;
An expert skill set in addressing tangible questions that can be applied to natural resource conservation and management