Plant Ecologist, Biology and Geoscience Department

Clarion University Published: April 16, 2019
Clarion, Pennsylvania
Job Type
Full-time Freelance / Limited Contract
Education / Scientific /
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~ Clarion University provides transformative, lifelong learning opportunities through innovative, nationally recognized programs delivered in inclusive, student-centered environments. ~

Clarion University's 4,800 determined students are building a bright future through challenging academics and diverse interests, all while living in a town of 5,300 people who embrace them.

We prepare students in business, education, health, science and the arts with a small student-to-faculty ratio (17 to 1) and nationally and internationally accredited programs. There also are internship and study abroad opportunities to broaden one’s horizons.

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Position Overview

The College of Arts, Education and Sciences at Clarion University invite applications of qualified candidates to fill an anticipated temporary full-time faculty position for the 2019 – 2020 academic year. Individuals hired may be offered an additional year 2020 – 2021 based on acceptable evaluation of performance and student enrollment demand.

The position requires teaching responsibilities that may include a General Botany course with lab, a General Ecology lecture course, a Quantitative Field Methods course, an Environmental Science course for non-majors, and contribution to the freshman level Biology labs.

Preference given to applied plant ecologists with the ability to teach wetland ecology, wetland delineation, and/or the regulatory facets of environmental field biology. Candidates must hold a minimum of a master’s degree in Ecology, Plant Biology, or a related field with a terminal degree preferred. Additionally, the candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to education and teaching excellence, enjoy working closely with students, and have a familiarity with diverse field methods in Ecology.


Required Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Plant Biology, Ecology, or a related field and completion of a successful phone interview.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience at college/university level, Ph.D. in Plant Biology, Ecology, or a related field is preferred, ABD considered.

Additional Information

  • Temporary Full Time 1 Year Term Fall 2019 - Spring 2020
  • Posting Number: FM01968
  • Contract or Position Start Date: 08/26/2019
  • Applicants must complete a successful interview
  • Prior to employment, the successful candidate will be required to obtain and submit current clearances from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, Pennsylvania State Police and the FBI

To Apply

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  • Review of applications will begin April 30, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.
  • Applicants are required to submit a resume (CV), a cover letter, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for review purposes)

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