The Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation (FEC), at Clemson University is seeking to fill a Lecturer position (non-tenure track) with a specialization in sustainable forest management. This position is a 9-month appointment with responsibilities in teaching (100%), with the possibility of additional salary for teaching summer courses. The anticipated starting date is January 2018.
Clemson is an R1 Land-Grant university situated in the Piedmont of South Carolina, immediately adjacent to the Blue Ridge Mountains. The 17,500 acre Clemson Experimental Forest is contiguous with campus and provides abundant opportunities for field-based teaching.
Forests currently occupy 67 percent (13 million acres) of land area in South Carolina, and the state’s forest industry has an economic impact exceeding 21 billion dollars annually.
The primary responsibility of this position is to teach classes for the undergraduate degree program in Forest Resources Management. This position is critical to supporting our SAF-accredited forestry curricula. Courses to be taught may include Forest Biology, Forest Mensuration, Forest Products, Forest Policy and Administration and Natural Resources Seminar. Additional responsibilities may include advising undergraduate students and performing other assigned tasks in support of teaching programs in the Department.
Applicants must have a BS degree in Forestry from an SAF accredited program (or equivalent), along with a PhD in Forestry or a related Natural Resources field. Candidates with strong records of undergraduate teaching and mentoring in the field of Forestry are preferred. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.