Lecturer/Instructor/Assistant Professor of Forestry
University of Maine at Fort Kent
Fort Kent, ME
The University of Maine at Fort Kent is currently looking for a temporary, nine month, full time Lecturer/Instructor/Assistant Professor of Forestry with a possible continuation beyond initial appointment, based on performance. This position is eligible to be part of AFUM bargaining group. The Applied Forest Management program at UMFK is a five-semester, Associate of Science degree program with an emphasis on technical, field-oriented, forestry education. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 12 credit hours per academic semester in support of the program and must be able to teach a diverse range of field, laboratory, and lecture courses in Forestry and Environmental Studies. Courses taught may include Forest Mensuration, GPS, Forest Ecology, Principles of Environmental Science, Careers in the Sciences, or other courses in the discipline. When determining teaching assignments, the chosen candidate’s individual interests and expertise will be considered if possible.
Work schedule will be variable based upon teaching schedule. Work beyond regular hours (which may include nights and weekends) will be necessary in order to meet the requirements of the position. The employee will establish regular office hours on campus.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in forestry or a related field with preference given to those who have completed a Master’s degree. The candidate should have training and practical experience in applied forestry and have a strong commitment to teaching technical forestry and natural resources skills in a field-oriented program.
The anticipated start date will be Fall 2021.
Salary is commensurate with experience, plus a 10% employer contribution to the UMS retirement plan. Housing accommodations could be included for the first year, if desired. Additional benefits include medical, dental, vision, and tuition waiver programs for employees and dependents. The UMS is a recipient of the Wellness Councils of America’s Well Workplace Award and offers wellness programs.
Materials must be submitted via “Apply For Position” at the link below. You will need to create an applicant profile, complete an application (which includes contact information for three professional references), and upload a cover letter and a resume/curriculum vitae which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications. You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.
Review of applications will begin by June 30 and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected.
The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Office of Equal Opportunity, University of Maine, 101 North Stevens Hall, Orono, ME 04469, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).
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