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Assistant Professor of Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise Management

Assistant Professor of Wildlife & Outdoor Enterprise Management (WOEM), Full-time (12-month), tenure-track (70% teaching, 30% research), with expertise in applied wildlife management and entrepreneurial aspects of the outdoors.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Teaching:

  • WOEM is a unique discipline that trains undergraduate students in the entrepreneurial aspects of the outdoors (e.g., hunting and fishing guide businesses, outdoor adventure companies, habitat management businesses). The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in WOEM that may include the following topic areas: Upland Gamebird Management, Flora and Fauna of the Great Plains, Big Game Management, and a freshman orientation course.
  • Contributing to recruitment, advising, and assessment of WOEM undergraduate students and a student organization.

Research:

  • Develop a nationally-recognized research program in an area of applied wildlife research, including, but not limited to, upland gamebird management.
  • Developing an externally-funded research program that supports M.S. and Ph.D. students.
  • Publish research in peer-reviewed, national and international journals.
  • Participation in service associated with applied wildlife management is expected, including involvement with professional organizations.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

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Assistant Professor of Park Management & Conservation

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

Duties/Responsibilities

Teaching:

  • 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.

Research:

  • 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.

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Instructor of Park Management & Conservation

Instructor of Park Management & Conservation (PMC), Full-time (9-month), non-tenure (100% teaching and advising), with expertise in park and protected area management and natural resources conservation

Duties/Responsibilities

Teaching:

  • Teach undergraduate courses in PMC in several of the following topic areas: Recreation management and administration; park and protected area operations and maintenance; field-based experiences (internships and practicums); and recreation programming.
  • Assist in the reporting related to continuing accreditation by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT).
  • Contribute to student recruitment, advising, and professional development of PMC undergraduate students.
  • Participation in service associated with park and protected area management is expected, including involvement with professional organizations, and student organizations affiliated with the department.

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