Teaching Specialists in the Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology provide classroom teaching for courses that supplement our faculty offerings and/or expertise of our faculty. The teaching specialist also provides a source of classroom substitute instruction. Applications are accepted through June 30, 2017.
Responsibilities: -Develop and teach courses. -Maintain office hours to meet with individual students, evaluate student performance, and provide final grades. -Advise students with regard to academic concerns and school-related organizations. -May provide service related teaching duties. -Continue personal growth within the profession, keep current with the field and broaden knowledge and expertise.
Required: -Bachelor's degree in fisheries or wildlife conservation/management, conservation biology, ecology, water resources, or related field.
Preferred Qualifications: -Graduate degree in the field of instruction and experience in teaching undergraduates. -Evidence of the potential to teach and contribute to academic program development at the undergraduate level. -Working knowledge of the uses of technology in instruction and demonstrated potential to teach undergraduate classes.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.