Lecturer in Environmental Conservation & Sustainability


Location: UNH, Durham, NH
Department: UNH COLSA Natural Resources & the Environment [UBNREN]
Posting Number/Job Order #: PF0256FY19

Summary of Position:
The Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a full-time (0.88 FTE, academic year – nine month) teaching position. The position will be for a three-year, renewable term. Continued employment beyond the initial three-year appointment is contingent on satisfactory performance and program needs. The University of New Hampshire is committed to social justice and actively creates an educational environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and quality engagement for all.

The lecturer will be responsible for teaching five units (typically 20 credit hours) per academic year, primarily in the Environmental Conservation and Sustainability (ECS) program. The initial teaching load will include Principles of Sustainability, Sustainable Living – Global Perspectives, Systems Thinking for Sustainable Solutions, and elements of the capstone experience for the ECS major. Courses in subsequent years will be determined based on the successful candidate’s expertise and the needs of the department. The lecturer will advise undergraduates in the ECS program and engage in on-campus and off-campus service activities.

An appointment for a lecturer position includes the full benefits package of the University for non-tenure-track faculty. Lecturers at UNH are represented by the AAUP through a collective bargaining agreement.

Additional Job Information:
Application review will begin on March 29, 2019

Acceptable Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in natural resources, environmental studies, or a related field. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching. Because this is a full-time teaching position, prior successful teaching experience at the university level is required.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:


Salary Information:
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Percent Time Information (FTE): .88
Faculty Information: Renewable (Please specify below)
If Renewable or Number of years, please specify: 3
Type of Position: Contract Faculty

Posting Date: 03/13/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Closing Date:
Interested Internal Candidates Exist?: No
Appointment Type: Regular
If TERM position with benefits, indicate projected end date:

Institution Information:

This position is responsible for the supervision of: Does not supervise
Special Requirements: A background check will be required as a condition of employment.
Special Instructions to Applicants: 3 Letters of Reference will be required prior to first interview.

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To apply, visit https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/32242

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.