[Coral-List] Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Natural Resource Management at the University of the Virgin Islands

Marilyn Brandt mbrandt at live.uvi.edu
Mon Dec 3 13:39:25 EST 2012

The University of the Virgin Islands in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Natural Resource Management to begin in August 2013.  This is a full-time teaching, non-tenure track, renewable position with an initial two-year contract.

Minimum requirements:  Doctoral degree from an accredited institution in natural resource management, environmental policy, environmental planning, environmental sustainability, renewable energy, environmental impact assessment and analysis, or related fields; ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental policy and natural resource management; potential to develop and maintain an extramurally-funded research program that involves students, results in scholarly publications, and takes advantage of the many opportunities for research in natural resource management in the Virgin Islands.  Faculty are expected to advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; participate in University and community service; and contribute to the goals of UVI's Strategic Plan 2017, Pathways to Greatness.  Exceptional ABD candidates may also be considered, but a Ph.D. must be earned by time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications: demonstrated excellence and innovation in teaching at the college level, including course development; demonstrated ability to attract external funding; record of scholarly publication; evidence of interdisciplinary collaborations; engagement in the candidate's professional community; experience in applied natural resource management settings (e.g.., working with government agencies, NGOs).  The ideal candidate will have real-world experience merging science and management and will have participated in interdisciplinary research and education programs.  Candidates with expertise in resource management of island, coastal, and/or tropical marine environments are especially encouraged to apply.

UVI is a historically black publicly supported land-grant institution.  We seek faculty who will ensure that students meet high academic standards in a nurturing and learner-centered environment in keeping with our HBCU status and interests, experience and expertise in curriculum innovation, interdisciplinary studies and distance education, as well as teaching and scholarly excellence in their specialties.  Appointees must be able to work productively with students and colleagues of diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Go to careers.uvi.edu for more details or to apply.

For questions regarding this position, please contact the Human Resources Department at UVI or Dr. Paul Jobsis at pjobsis at live.uvi.edu<mailto:pjobsis at live.uvi.edu> or 340-693-1239.

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