The Environmental Studies Program at Colby College is seeking a teaching assistant starting August 15, 2011.
Responsibilities of this position include teaching laboratory sections (in
terrestrial, marine and aquatic ecology, and environmental science),
preparing laboratory materials for these courses, grading examinations and
laboratory papers, maintaining equipment, and other duties as needed.
Colby's Environmental Studies Program is a strong, vibrant program with
dynamic faculty that has been in existence since 1971; the program also is a
significant emphasis in the current College strategic plan. The program web
site is at: http://www.colby.edu/environ/.
Candidates should hold a Bachelor's or an advanced degree in Ecology,
Environmental Studies, or a related field. Graduate study in Ecology or a
related field, experience in laboratory teaching, experience with ecological
techniques, familiarity with computer applications including GIS, and
familiarity with ecosystems of the northeastern United States, are
desirable. Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and
experience. This salaried and continuing position is a 12-month position
and includes benefits. Interested parties should submit a letter of
application, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three
letters of recommendation to: Russell Cole, Chair, Teaching Assistant Search
Committee, Environmental Studies Program, Colby College, 5350 Mayflower
Hill, Waterville, ME 04901 (Telephone: 207-859-5350, e-mail:
ESTeachingAssistant@colby.edu). Electronic submission of applications is
strongly encouraged, and receipt will be confirmed. Application review will
begin June 24, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.
Colby is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to
excellence through diversity, and strongly encourages applications and
nominations of persons of color, women, and members of other
under-represented groups. For more information about the College, please
visit the Colby web site: http://www.colby.edu/