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Vacancy for Assistant Professor at Lake Superior State University in the USA

Vacancy for Assistant Professor at Lake Superior State University in the USA

Country: USA
City: Sault Ste. Marie
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Apply for Vacancy for Assistant Professor at Lake Superior State University in the USA. The category for this application is Science – Biology.


The School of Natural Resource and Environment at Lake Superior State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in the field of Conservation Biology, with expertise in Forest Conservation, Land Management, Landscape Ecology, or Wildlife Conservation starting in August 2021. Responsibilities include teaching 12 contract hours of core courses in the Conservation Biology, Environmental Science, and Fisheries and Wildlife Management degree programs each semester. These are a combination of upper and lower level courses and enrollment for each is generally 12-45 students.


The successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in continuing to develop the Conservation Biology program and expanding human dimensions offerings, either by new SNRE courses, or in concert with social and political science faculty at LSSU. In addition, the ideal candidate will take an interdisciplinary approach that links ecosystem studies with existing program strengths in natural sciences. We seek a colleague whose research and classroom teaching employ field- and lab-based methodologies. Complementary modeling or other quantitative techniques are also desired. The successful candidate will provide strong synergies with current LSSU faculty working in Earth Systems Science, Fisheries and Wildlife Management, GIS, and remote sensing.


The incumbent must meet the following responsibilities for Vacancy for Assistant Professor in the USA:

  • Twelve contract hours of instruction and other assigned responsibilities per semester.
  • Also, provide a minimum of five hours devoted to office hours for the purpose of student support.
  • Likewise, participation in professional and scholarly activities, including but not limited to applied research with undergraduates and dissemination of knowledge.
  • Similarly, safely conduct and supervise laboratory procedures and experiments.
  • Additionally, advising and recruitment of students.
  • Moreover, course and program assessment.
  • Likewise, University/community service.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. in conservation biology, restoration ecology, environmental science/studies, forestry, or a related field engaged with scholarship at the nexus of human-environment relationships.
  • Also, applicants may be ABD but must have a Ph.D. by the appointment start date. Ability to teach undergraduate students through field, classroom, laboratory, and/or online settings that engage modern pedagogy.
  • Additionally, ability to work collaboratively and productively with stakeholders and outside partners.

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Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline20 January,2021
Company NameLake Superior State University
CitySault Ste. Marie



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