Plant Ecology Position Available

Christy Cain cainca at hermes.brevard.edu
Sun Dec 5 15:25:29 EST 1999


Assistant Professor
Ecology/Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies, Mathematics and Natural Sciences Division
Brevard College


Brevard College seeks an experienced individual for a tenure track
appointment in Fall, 2000, to teach in ecology and environmental studies
majors.  

Applicants should have the Ph.D. degree, demonstrable expertise in
environmental studies and ecology, strong interest in interdisciplinary
study, a proven record of teaching excellence, evidence of collegiality
in group and committee work, and a potential for academic leadership. 
 
Teaching responsibilities include introductory courses in biology and
environmental studies, field botany courses and plant ecology.  Highest
priority will go to individuals with strong credentials in introductory
biology and environmental studies, botany, plant ecology, and field
experience in trees, shrubs, wildflowers, ferns, mosses, lichens, and
fungi.

The environmental studies major draws on interdisciplinary and
disciplinary courses in science, humanities, and social sciences
distributed throughout the college. The ecology major uses an
organism-community-ecosystem theme drawing on science courses within the
Division. 

Brevard College, founded in 1853, is a residential liberal arts college
affiliated with the United Methodist Church.  Situated in the heart of
the Blue Ridge Mountains, Brevard College is located 33 miles southwest
of Asheville, North Carolina.  The Pisgah National Forest, home of
American forestry, is within a five-minute drive of the campus. 

Salary is competitive with a comprehensive benefits package.  Starting
date is August 2000.  Review of applications will begin January 10, 2000
and continue until the position is filled. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter of application directly
addressing this advertisement, curricula vitae, a syllabus for a
relevant course, and the names and addresses of three references to: 

Dr. Kenneth Duke
Search Committee Chair
Division of Environmental Studies, Mathematics and Natural Sciences 
Brevard College 
400 North Broad Street
Brevard, NC 28712-3306

828.883.8292 2211  Fax 828.884.3790
dukekm at brevard.edu 

Brevard College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.





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