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Instructor, Natural Resource Science and Management

University of Missouri
Boone County, Missouri, US
Closing date
Feb 7, 2023

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job Description

Instructor of Natural Resource Science and Management in the School of Natural Resources, College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources at the University of Missouri (MU). Salary will be commensurate with experience. This is a 12-month unranked, non-tenure track academic appointment.

Start date : 8/1/2023 or as negotiated.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate courses related to Natural Resource Science and Management. Primary responsibilities will include organizing and teaching two to three undergraduate courses per semester in both spring and fall semesters, and/or an additional undergraduate course over the summer. Course topics may include Conservation Ecology, Mammalogy, Wildlife Ecology Methods, and Population Dynamics. Additional responsibilities include curation and maintenance of natural resource collections housed in the Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources Building as well as service on School of Natural Resources committees or assisting with other activities as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Natural Resource Science and Management or a related field by the time of appointment.

Candidates will be evaluated on: Highest degree earned. Experience in teaching (residential and/or online), supervising, training, and leadership.

Application Materials

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, description of teaching interests and teaching philosophy, philosophy on diversity, inclusion, and equity, statement, and the names and contact information of three references.

Screening of applications will begin February 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Charles Nilon at, Search Committee Chair.

Other Information

About MU: MU, the flagship institution in the University of Missouri System, has over 32,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is a land grant institution and a member of the Association of American Universities. Located midway between St. Louis and Kansas City, Columbia is a vibrant university town that is consistently ranked among the top small cities to live in America. The School of Natural Resources awards B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Natural Resources with emphasis in multiple sub-disciplines. Detailed information about the programs and faculty is available at .

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-884-2577.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:
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PandoLogic. Keywords: Management - Instructor, Location: Columbia, MO - 65211 , PL: 558997095

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