Faculty Job in Academic & University Honors College Instructor I – HigherEdJobs
Department: Honors College /
College/Division: Honors College
Salary Plan: 9 month
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $60,000 – 70,000 Annual
The Honors College at the University of South Florida seeks a full-time instructor in the field of Environmental Science and/or
Environmental Studies. The area of specialization is open, but disciplines may include geology, botany, marine science, coastal ecology,
green economy, sustainability practices, zoology, or other related fields. We are particularly interested in individuals whose academic
training has equipped them to creatively address from an interdisciplinary perspective ecological concerns of critical international
importance as well as specific issues present in our local environment. Potential points of focus might include water quality and climate
change, anthropogenic biogeography, native and “invasive” species protocol, deep ecology, biodiversity in the Holocene
extinction, conservation and the philosophy of stewardship, or science in society.
Applicants should be invested in inventive
pedagogy and curriculum development, experiential learning, and community engagement. Applicants should have experience teaching
high-ability students, and be comfortable working in a liberal arts setting that fosters faculty collaboration and student engagement both
inside and outside the classroom. Highly desired is an ability to lead students in fieldwork, both in the local community and abroad. The
ideal candidate will possess a background that demonstrates a capacity for interdisciplinary inquiry and willingness to critically examine
mainstream scientific practices and hegemonic narratives. We highly encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds and/or candidates whose
research itself focuses on issues related to diversity and/or social and environmental justice.
Teaching load is 3/3 (classes
capped at 19 students), plus honors thesis mentoring and other efforts in support of student success. Salary highly competitive, depending
on qualifications. Application deadline is October 27, 2017. Start date is August, 2018. Posting #14555.
(Education & Experience):
Requirements: Demonstrable effectiveness as a teacher at the university level;
demonstrable experience with high-ability students; ability to communicate disciplinary interests within a liberal arts curriculum;
preparedness to engage students from a range of majors (from Engineering to Dance, Biomedical Sciences to History) with course content;
experience with multicultural or global perspectives in course or program development. A Master’s degree is required; Ph.D in hand is
Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a criminal background
Job Opening Number: 14555
Posting Date: 09/29/2017
Posting End Date: Open Until Filled
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Please note the posting number for the position in which
you are interested, and apply through the USF Career Site: http://www.usf.edu/administrative-services/human-resources/careers/index.aspx . Please include a CV, letter of interest,
and a sample Honors course syllabus. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Catherine Wilkins (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.
The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university located in the beautiful Tampa Bay region of Florida’s
west coast. It is one of the largest public universities in the nation, and among the top 50 universities, public or private, for federal
research expenditures. USF is one of only four Florida public universities classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of
Teaching in the top tier of research universities.
The University of South Florida is an equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public
university, USF must make application materials publicly available upon request.
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The University of South Florida System is a high-impact, global research system dedicated to
student success. The USF System includes three institutions: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee. The institutions are
separately accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. All institutions have distinct
missions and their own detailed strategic plans. Serving over 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion and an
annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.
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