Lecturer (Conservation and Wildlife Biology)

Carbondale, Illinois, United States

Job description

Department of Zoology 

Position/Rank: One Lecturer position in the Department of Zoology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 9-month, term, 100% non-tenure track appointment.

Appointment Date: 16 August 2018


  1. PhD in Zoology, Biology, Wildlife Ecology, or related discipline
  2. Teaching experience in biology at the college level as instructor of record
  3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  4. Teaching competence in conservation biology, wildlife ecology, conservation of natural resources, wildlife administration & policy at the undergraduate and graduate level
  5. A record of scholarship in one or more of the disciplines listed above


  1. Teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level
  2. Serve as faculty mentor to undergraduate Zoology majors
  3. Participate in development of online course offerings

Application Deadline: 2 April 2018, or until filled

How to apply

Applicants should send a cover letter highlighting qualifications for the position, a statement of teaching philosophy and subject area expertise, curriculum vitae, and the names & contact information of at least three professional references. All application material should be sent via email or US mail to the address below.

Dr. Carey Krajewski, Chair
Department of Zoology, Mail Code 6501
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1125 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Email: careyk@siu.edu

For more information about the Department of Zoology, visit our website at zoology.siu.edu. Questions may be directed to Dr. Carey Krajewski, Chair of Zoology, at careyk@siu.edu.

From its humble beginnings as the state’s second teachers college - founded in 1869 with a dozen academic departments and an inaugural class of 143 - Southern Illinois University Carbondale now ranks among Illinois’ most comprehensive public universities.