College of the Ozarks invites applications for a full-time faculty position in conservation and wildlife management. Ph.D. in wildlife management or field biology with training in areas related to natural resource management preferred. Responsibilities include teaching wildlife management, fisheries biology, and other field vertebrate courses; providing oversight of the Conservation and Wildlife Management major, which is an interdisciplinary program residing in both biology and agriculture departments; working with the College’s agriculture department to monitor and manage wildlife populations on more than 1,000 acres of land; promoting field internships for students; and maintaining contact with the Missouri Department of Conservation and natural resource-focused federal agencies.
The successful candidate must embrace the College’s Christ-centered mission and demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate students, a commitment to serving as a mentor and positive role model, and an interest in the relationship of conservation and wildlife management and Christian faith. College of the Ozarks is a small (1,500 students), liberal arts, work-study college with a commitment to evangelical Christian faith and service located in southwest Missouri near Branson (www.cofo.edu). Send letter of application and CV to: Dr. Eric Bolger, Dean of the College, PO Box 17, Point Lookout, MO 65726, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
About College of the Ozarks
College of the Ozarks is a fully accredited, Christian, liberal arts college located just outside Branson, Missouri. Founded in 1906 by Presbyterian minister Reverend James Forsythe as a high school called The School of the Ozarks, the institution became a junior college in 1956 before becoming a four-year bachelor’s program in 1965. It has been called College of the Ozarks since 1990.
The mission of College of the Ozarks is to provide the advantages of a Christian education for youth of both sexes, especially those found worthy, but who are without sufficient means to procure such training.