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Assistant/Associate Professor-Environmental Science and Ecology

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Note 1: Applicants must submit the following required documents electronically at the UTSA jobs website: https//www.jobs.utsa.edu 1. Letter of application that states the rank for which the candidate is applying and highlights qualifications for the position 2. Current curriculum vitae 3. Research Statement 4. Teaching statement 5. Graduate transcripts 6. Samples of written or published scholarly work: (no more than 3) 7. Two samples of syllabi for courses taught or proposed by the applicant 8. Teaching evaluations (if available or other evidence of course instruction) 9. Reference List (to include name, address, telephone number and email address) familiar with the applicant's work Note 2: Review of completed applications will begin on November 21, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Note 3: Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire. Note 4: Tenure is contingent upon Board of Regents approval. Note 5: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus. Note 6: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Note 7: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. Note 8: Address questions to Search Committee Chair Brian Laub at: Brian.laub@utsa.edu; 210-458-5124 .

Position Details

Position Information

Title of Position Assistant/Associate Professor-Environmental Science and Ecology
Requisition Number TT20170048P
Department Posting Name Environmental Science and Ecology
Location Main Campus, Downtown Campus
Recruitment Type External
Position Type This is a Tenure Track Faculty, benefits eligible position
Grant Funded? No
Hours per week 40
If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked
If Temporary, Ending Date
Recruiting Rate Salary commensurates with experience
Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes
Pay Basis Salary
Required Education Doctoral Degree
Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No
Preferred Education Doctoral Degree
Field of Study

Required: Wildlife Ecology

MS Office Experience Required Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access
Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? Yes - Marginal Function
Other Computer and Software Skills Required
Experience and Other Skills Required

- Must provide evidence of a record of scholarly and professional publications and external funding commensurate with the rank applied for.

- Must provide some representative evidence of teaching.

- Expected to develop a nationally and internationally recognized, externally funded research program centered on natural resource management and involving masters and doctoral students.

The Department is interested in scholarship exploring at least one of the following areas: wildlife ecology, field biology, or wildlife conservation.

Assistant Professor:
Must be able to articulate a research agenda, have an emerging record of publications and external funding, excellent teaching skills and commitment to service.

Associate Professor:
1. Must be able to articulate a research agenda, have an emerging record of publications and external funding, excellent teaching skills and commitment to service.
2. Must have an established research agenda, a strong record of publications and external funding, excellent teaching skills with demonstrated effectiveness and a track record of service. Tenure is contingent on Board of Regents approval.

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? No
Other Skills Preferred

A background in interdisciplinary wildlife ecology.

Description of Job Duties

Teach, advise, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students at the Main and Downtown campuses; participate in teaching courses in the Department of Environmental Science and Ecology degree programs; pursue an active research, publishing, and external funding agenda; and serve the University, profession, and community.
Degree programs currently offered in the Department are: Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Environmental Science, Minor in Environmental Science, and Certificates in Sustainability and Environmental Science for post-baccalaureate students. The Program also participates in inter-college (College of Sciences and College of Engineering) doctoral program in Environmental Science and Engineering. The College of Sciences is composed of seven departments. In the Environmental Science and Ecology Department, there are approximately 200 undergraduate and 40 graduate students.

Posting Open Date 10/27/2017
Posting Close Date at midnight on
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Notes To Applicants

Note 1: Applicants must submit the following required documents electronically at the UTSA jobs website:
https//www.jobs.utsa.edu
1. Letter of application that states the rank for which the candidate is
applying and highlights qualifications for the position
2. Current curriculum vitae
3. Research Statement
4. Teaching statement
5. Graduate transcripts
6. Samples of written or published scholarly work: (no more than 3)
7. Two samples of syllabi for courses taught or proposed by the applicant
8. Teaching evaluations (if available or other evidence of course
instruction)
9. Reference List (to include name, address, telephone number and
email address) familiar with the applicant’s work

Note 2: Review of completed applications will begin on November 21, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Note 3: Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

Note 4: Tenure is contingent upon Board of Regents approval.

Note 5: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 6: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 7: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Note 8: Address questions to Search Committee Chair Brian Laub at:
Brian.laub@utsa.edu; 210-458-5124 .

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement/External Publication (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • Friend/Personal Referral
    • Internal Employee
    • Job Board/Website (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook
    • Indeed
    • Social Media-Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
  2. * Please Specify: (enter "NA" if not applicable)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please acknowledge your understanding that if you are offered a position at UTSA, you must come to the Human Resources Office, (4th floor North Paseo Bldg) on your first day of employment with the appropriate documentation (http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-9.pdf#9) of your identity and ability to legally work in the United States.
    • Yes, I acknowledge
  4. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Wildlife Ecology or directly related field OR will have a PhD in hand by August 31, 2018?
    • Yes, PhD in Wildlife Ecolgoy or directly related field
    • Yes, ABD; will have PhD in Wildlife Ecology or directly related field by August 31, 2018
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience using MS Office suite programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook or equivalent email system?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * 10030-Please select the rank you are applying for:
    • Assistant Professor in Environmental Science
    • Associate Professor in Environmental Science

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Application
  4. Representative Publication 1
  5. Representative Publication 2
  6. Representative Publication 3
  7. Statement of Research Interests
  8. Statement of Teaching Interests
  9. Reference List
  10. Transcript
  11. Syllabus 1
  12. Syllabus 2
  13. Teaching Evaluation
Optional Documents