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Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

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Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary Description

Teach courses in forestry and conservation science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary Related Job Titles

Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor of Forestry, Assistant Professor of Habitat Restoration Ecology, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of Biology, Associate Professor of Forestry, Associate Professor of Natural Resource Policy, College or University Faculty Member, College Professor, Conservation Biology Professor, Dean, Department Chair, Earth Science Professor, Ecology Professor, Environmental Conservation Professor, Extension Professor, Forest Biometrics Professor, Forest Botany Instructor, Forest Ecology Professor, Forest Economics Professor, Forest Landscape Ecology Professor, Forest Law and Policy Professor, Forest Management Professor, Forest Management Teacher, Forest Pathology Associate Professor, Forest Pathology Professor, Forest Pathology Teacher, Forest Products Teacher, Forest Resources Professor, Forest Science Professor, Forest Technology Professor, Forestry Extension Specialist, Forestry Instructor, Forestry Professor, Hydrology Professor, Instructor, Lecturer, Natural Resources Instructor, Natural Resources Professor, Professor, Professor of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Professor of Forest Planning, Professor of Forestry, Research Professor, Silviculture Professor, Soil Science Professor, Timber Management Professor, Wildlife Conservation Professor, Wildlife Ecology Professor, Wildlife Management Professor, Wildlife Science Professor, Wood Science Professor,

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Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary Tasks
Core Tasks
  • Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in books, professional journals, or electronic media.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
  • Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as forest resource policy, forest pathology, and mapping.
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Supervise students' laboratory or field work.
  • Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Review papers for colleagues and scientific journals.
  • Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.
  • Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbooks and laboratory equipment.
  • Provide information to the public by leading workshops and training programs and by developing educational materials.
  • Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
Supplemental Tasks
  • Perform administrative duties such as serving as department head.
  • Participate in campus and community events.
  • Provide professional consulting services to government or industry.
  • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
  • Act as advisers to student organizations.

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