Instructor, Human Dimensions of Natural Resources

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Instructor, Human Dimensions of Natural Resources
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Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
April 30, 2012


Human Dimensions of Natural Resources

Warner College of Natural Resources

Colorado State University

POSITION:  Instructor

APPOINTMENT:  Nine month (August 16, 2012 to May 15, 2013), temporary, non-tenure track

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Required: 1) At least one advanced degree (e.g., Master’s, PhD) in communications, human dimensions, public relations, or closely related social science field with an emphasis in environmental communication; 2) prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level in content related to the duties described below.

Highly Desirable Criteria: 1) PhD or ABD status in a social science discipline related to duties described below; 2) Demonstrated excellence in teaching in topics related to this position. 3) Prior experience in the conceptual or actual design of websites. 4) Prior experience in public / media relations.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  1) Develop and teach courses (three per semester) that supports the HDNR curriculum, including coursework in environmental education, environmental conflict, media and communication planning.  2) Manage the re-design of the HDNR website; 3) Work with the university’s communication offices to promote HDNR achievements and stories of interest to internal and external audiences.

SALARY AND FRINGE BENEFITS: $40,000 - $45,000.  Sick leave per University policy, group health, life, dental, disability, and retirement benefits.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: For full consideration send your curriculum vita, official transcripts from your graduate school institutions (copies are acceptable), up to three examples of outlines from courses taught, a list of three references, and a statement of interest by April 30, 2012 to:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

DEADLINE:  Applications must be postmarked by April 30, 2012.  Selection will continue until an appropriate candidate is found.  The position will begin in August 2012.

Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.