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Iowa State University Lecturer - Natural Resource Ecology and Management in Ames, Iowa

Position Information:

Position Title:Lecturer - Natural Resource Ecology and Management

Appointment Type:Faculty

Job Description:Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University invites applications for a full-time, term faculty Lecturer position for one year, Spring 2021 and Fall 2021 semesters, with possibility of renewal.

Teaching expectations are to prepare and deliver undergraduate courses in Sustainable Wood Utilization (Forestry 202, FALL), Integrated Forestry Lab (Forestry 205 , FALL), Wood Properties and ID (Forestry 280, SPRING), and Controversies in Natural Resources (NREM 460, FALL, SPRING). The position will also include participating in recruitment and orientation efforts within the department, and undergraduate student advising. This position requires exceptional public speaking and presentation skills.

Successful candidate will exhibit excellent communication skills and share in our commitment to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Forestry or related field.

Teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD in Forestry or related field.

Higher education teaching experience.

Experience with academic advising.

Department/Program & College Description:

The formation of the ISU Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM) Department through the merger of the Animal Ecology and Forestry Departments was established to continue and enhance the growth of our programs in forestry, fisheries, wildlife, and wood science; providing the platform for building new programs.

Department Unit/Website:

Proposed Start Date:January 1, 2021

Proposed End Date or Length of Term:December 31, 2021

Number of Months Employed Per Year:09 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Pay Grade:00 (Faculty)

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three References

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date:October 15, 2020

Posting Close Time:

This posting will close at 12:00 AM CST on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 PM CST the day prior.

Posting Close Date:November 16, 2020

Job Requisition Number:R3411

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485. Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485. TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942.

General ISU compensation information can be found here:

All postings close at 12:01 AM CST on the date listed. That said, the posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 PM CST the day prior.