Lead Instructor, Island Biogeography of New Zealand, Spring, 2018

Teach in the Wilds of New Zealand

Lead Instructor, Island Biogeography of New Zealand, Spring, 2018

Wildlands Studies seeks a Lead Instructor to direct students on a six-week academically rigorous, wilderness-based accredited field study to explore habitats and cultures of New Zealand in the spring of 2018. Students earn 15 quarter credits for three onsite classes covering Environmental Studies, Field Research Practices, and Environment and Culture. Lead Instructor is responsible for curriculum development, route planning, and expedition logistics. Knowledge and experience of field study in New Zealand required. Applicants must have graduate degree in hand. A qualified Lead Instructor will have experience leading field study projects, preferably in New Zealand, experience teaching at the undergraduate level, specifically upper division environmental studies classes; a good sense of humor, flexibility, patience, understanding and the know-how to work with and manage 16 students and the group dynamics that occur on a six-week field study.

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