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Teaching Assistant Professor in Wetland Science and Conservation

Teaching Assistant Professor in Wetland Science and Conservation

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (NRES) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ( is seeking qualified applicants for a non-tenured, specialized faculty position as a Teaching Assistant Professor in Wetland Science and Conservation. The individual in this position will have a 9-month appointment with teaching and service expectations. Although scholarship in research is not required, the candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with researchers in NRES and more broadly.

The full position description can be found at

The individual will lead the new online graduate certificate in Wetland Science and Conservation (launching Fall 2024). The hire will teach the three certificate courses being developed, build relationships with wetland scientists and professionals to strengthen the certificate courses and program, advise certificate students, and contribute to student recruitment. We welcome candidates well-suited for a department that trains students to take interdisciplinary approaches to address environmental problems. The successful candidate should demonstrate excellence in teaching and mentoring students, and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Additionally, the candidate should demonstrate expertise in current wetland science, management, and policy with the ability to integrate that knowledge into teaching activities.

A Ph.D. in an appropriate field is required and experience teaching wetlands or related courses is preferred. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2024. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Samuel Stickley, Search Committee Chair at

Applications should be submitted at

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Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Doctoral

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