Rangelands

Range Lecturer

University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming (UW) is seeking a Lecturer as a teaching faculty member in a 9-month position to contribute to the undergraduate major of Rangeland Ecology and Watershed Management (REWM). The position will be in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management (ESM) within the College of Agriculture, Life Sciences, and Natural Resources (CALSNR).

The successful candidate will serve as a critical team member of the ESM faculty and be expected to (1) teach existing REWM classes; (2) modify course offerings to enhance the preparation of students as future rangeland professionals; (3) assist with maintaining SRM accreditation and professional development of undergraduate students through club activities and student contests; (4) support student recruitment to increase enrollment and bolster the REWM major, the new major in Ranch Management and Agricultural Leadership (RMAL), and REWM-associated minors, and (5) support Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility (DEIA). ESM values a team that represents diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Minimum qualifications:
• M.S. in Rangeland Ecology and Management or a closely related area.
• Teaching/Education experience (extension, outreach, employee training and graduate teaching assistantships included)
• Familiarity with rangeland-vegetation and -plant communities

Preferred qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Rangeland Ecology and Management or a closely related area.
• Demonstrated excellence in teaching
• Ability to teach rangeland plant identification
• Experience with curriculum development
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Experience in the application of rangeland management
• Experience in livestock grazing management
• Previous experience with SRM, similar professional organizations, or strong interest in involvement
• Experience with natural resources planning
• Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility

TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT: Range Lecturer Position.
(https://eeik.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/requisitions/preview/223701). Your application should include (1) a cover letter describing how you meet the job qualifications and why you are applying for the job, (2) your resume or curriculum vitae, (3) a statement about your teaching philosophy and approach and (4) the names, emails, and mailing addresses for three references. For inquiries, contact Dr. John Derek Scasta, Associate Professor, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, University of Wyoming; jscasta@uwyo.edu

HIRING STATEMENT:
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.
In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email jobapps@uwyo.edu.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:
The University of Wyoming offers excellent retirement and health benefits. To learn more about these benefits, visit www.uwyo.edu/hr.

ABOUT LARAMIE:
The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research, and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.
Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit http://visitlaramie.org/.

Priority review of applications will begin on January 31, 2023, but applications will receive full consideration until the position is filled. The intended start date for the position is August 2023. More information about ESM can be found at: http://www.uwyo.edu/esm/.