Overview

The Biology Department at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a sabbatical replacement in Ecology and Conservation Biology as a Visiting Assistant Professor to begin fall 2018. This position is renewable for up to one additional year. In support of our majors in biology, conservation biology, and biology-environmental studies, preference will be given to candidates who can teach introductory and upper level courses in the areas of ecology, organismal biodiversity and/or conservation biology. Teaching duties may include a capstone course in conservation biology. Other teaching responsibilities could include a course such as entomology, herpetology, mammalogy or other organismal biodiversity course, or an advanced ecology course such as ecosystem ecology, behavioral ecology, etc. Candidates may also have the opportunity to offer a course of their own design and interest according to their expertise. Teaching responsibility will be 2 courses per semester at least one of which will have a lab.  A Ph.D. in Ecology, Conservation Biology or a related field is required by the time of appointment.

The department of Biology at St. Lawrence University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. We ask that you include with your application materials a one page statement on how your teaching, scholarship and/or community service could support our commitment to diversity and inclusion in the context of a liberal arts education.

Interested applicants must apply online at http://employment.stlawu.edu uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  For full consideration, applications should be received by February 5, 2018. Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed as needed. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Aswini Pai at apai@stlawu.edu.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.

About St. Lawrence University

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For additional information about St. Lawrence, please visit http://www.stlawu.edu.