Assistant Professor (Conservation Environmental Planning)

University of Wisconsin-River Falls

River Falls, WI, United States 🇺🇸

This is a full-time 9-month tenure-track undergraduate teaching position that will support the Conservation and Environmental Planning program in the Plant and Earth Science Department. The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge and abilities in areas of natural resources management, and environmental planning. The successful candidate will be a member of a dynamic and multidisciplinary department that includes majors in Crop and Soil Science, Horticulture, Environmental Science, Conservation and Environmental Planning, and Geology with opportunities to collaborate among other disciplines in CAFES. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. Opportunities exist for optional summer employment through teaching, research grants, internship supervision, and other funding sources.

100% Teaching
• Instructing environmental planning, site planning, meeting facilitation, land use law, environmental policy, and other classes dependent on expertise and departmental needs, including introductory courses in natural resources management
• Designing, developing, and establishing courses in environmental planning, natural resources management and other courses dependent on expertise and program needs
• Participating in the development of a dynamic program and curriculum
• Incorporating a range of hands-on, field-based teaching activities into coursework
• Developing and instruction of selected on-line courses or course sections
• Engaging in scholarly activity. Such activities are broadly defined and may include the scholarship of teaching, the scholarship of research, or similar activities.
• Participating in faculty governance and service activities at the departmental, college, and university levels.
• Serve as academic advisor to undergraduate students and co-curricular advisor to student organizations and clubs, potential internships, and mentor undergraduate research within the department
• Remaining actively involved in professional activities relevant to the position