Instructor or Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management

Coppin State University

United States

November 1, 2021

Description

Posting Details

Working Title Instructor or Assistant Professor of Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management

Position Location Fort Collins, CO Posting Number 202100291F Proposed Annual Salary Range $46,000 - $60,000 commensureat with experience and qualifications Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https: // hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits- eligibility/ and https: // hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/.

Position Type Faculty Work Hours/Week 40 Description of Work Unit

As an academic department at Colorado State University we conduct research in the area of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources (HDNR) and prepare students for careers in conservation leadership and tourism. This area of study focuses on understanding and attending to the needs and values of humans, human society, and culture as they relate to the natural environment. HDNR has more than 90 years of collaborative research in parks and protected areas and contributes to informed decision making while conveying a broad- based understanding of the way humans value, use and depend on the natural environment. HDNR is one of the few programs in the United States that offers a comprehensive bachelor's, master's, and doctoral program.

The mission of the department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources is to contribute to the conservation, stewardship and enjoyment of natural and cultural resources and the management of those resources in a way that produces both land health and sustainable human benefits.

As a part of Colorado State University, The Department of Human Dimensions is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.

Tenure/Tenure Track? No % Research 0 % Teaching 60 % Service 5 % Administration 35 To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 11/01/2021 Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 01/18/2022 Position End Date Position Summary

The successful candidate will participate in joint graduate level degree offerngs provided by Central China Normal University (CCNU) and the Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources (HDNR). It includes both the Masters of Tourism Management-China and the pending Masters of Parks and Protected Area Management-China. Course delivery involves course preparation, delivery and development of curricular enrichment activities. The position will be be based in Fort Collins, Colorado at Colorado State University with timing consistent with the CCNU academic calendar. The successful candidate will be proficient in both English and Mandarin. Remote participation by the successful candidate will be considered.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Required Job Qualifications

Degree Requirement for Instructor level:

  • Master's degree in tourism management, parks and protected area management, business, or a related field.
  • Degree Requirement for Assistant Professor level:

  • Ph.D. in tourism management, parks, and protected area management, business, or a related field.
  • English and Mandarin proficiency.

    Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Demonstrated or potential for excellence in graduate-level teaching in topics related to natural resource tourism management.
  • Demonstrated or potential for excellence in graduate-level teaching in topics related to parks and protected area management.
  • Demonstrated or potential for excellence in the designing and delivery of online courses.
  • Demonstrated or potential for excellence in working with individuals from both the United States and China in a coordinated effort to support the online delivery of MTM-China and MPPAM-China coursework.
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Application materials consist of the following:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Contact information for three references
  • References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

    Application materials of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire faculty of the Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources.

    If the successful candidate holds a completed PhD, they will be hired as a Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor. If the successful candidate holds a Masters Degree, they will be hired as an Instructor.

    Colorado State University has mandated vaccinations against COVID-19. Faculty and staff are required to submit their vaccine status or declare an exemption.

    Background Check Policy Statement

    Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

    EEO Statement

    Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

    The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@colostate.edu.

    The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, oeo@colostate.edu.

    The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University's Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836, oeo@colostate.edu.

    Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education.

    Diversity Statement

    Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

    Search Contact Alan Bright; Alan.Bright@colostate.edu

    Essential Duties

    Job Duty Category Teaching and Advising

    Duty/Responsibility

    Teach and provide online instruction via the Canvas learning platform across the MTM-China and MPPAM-China programs as necessary, including course preparation and grading. Coordinate with lecturers/instructors (including both HDNR faculty and guest speakers) to ensure the delivery of engagement classes in either online synchronous form or face-to-face (if international travel is allowed).

    Percentage Of Time 60 Job Duty Category Program Coordination and Development

    Duty/Responsibility

    Administer and ensure the delivery of the MTM-China and MPPAM-China programs online. Collaborate with and assist CCNU members and other faculty to evaluate, revise, and develop curriculum and online content in support of the program learning outcomes Collaborate with CSUOnline, CSU Registrar office, and CSU Graduate School to ensure the course registration and completion for students.

    Percentage Of Time 35 Job Duty Category Other

    Duty/Responsibility

    Collaborate with Department of HDNR and CCNU personnel in marketing and promotion efforts for the MTM-China and MPPAM-China programs.

    Percentage Of Time 5

    References Requested Minimum Requested 3

    Maximum Requested 3

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a Master's degree or Ph.D. in tourism management, parks, and protected area management, business, or a related field?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have English and Mandarin proficiency?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Optional Documents

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