Major Duties: - Teach 2-3 courses per academic year. Courses may include BIOS 1620 (Ecology and Evolution), ENVS 2250 (Environmental Ecology), BIOS 5970 (Wetland Ecology), and other courses in BIOS or IES.- Establish and maintain an externally funded research program in the area of wetland ecology, including publishing in high-quality peer-reviewed journals and excellent mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students.- Serve on departmental, college and University committees as appropriate.- joint appointment in the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.
Minimum Qualifications: - Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience in wetland ecology.- Publications in peer-reviewed journals.- Experience teaching wetland ecology.- Experience teaching in a hybrid/online format.- Experience teaching large enrollment (>100 student) courses.- Experience in seeking and obtaining extramural funds.
Internal Number: 352_56865
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.