Part-time Faculty in Systematics

Application Deadline: September 1, 2019

The Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences at Western Connecticut State University is seeking a scholar in systematic biology to instruct a Master’s-level course in systematics during Spring 2020 (see course description here: .

Students enrolled in the MS in Integrative Biological Diversity Program include diverse, non-traditional students who are seeking careers in conservation and resource management ( The ideal candidate will offer a course that can provide students hands-on experience and practical skills in contemporary tree-building methods and software, with an eye to how systematics may be used in conservation, policy, and management. The candidate will need to be able to instruct on evenings and/or weekends, and a hybrid instructional design (online + in-person) is possible.

A PhD and evidence of scholarly activity in systematics or related field are required. We welcome applications from candidates interested in sharing their expertise with the department. Candidates should send: a CV, and suggested list of topics to cover in the class to Theodora Pinou at by September 1, 2019.

Western Connecticut State University is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Educator/Employer.