Vacancy Announcement for Resident Lecturers for Land Use and Mountain Ecology Courses in Bhutan

The School for Field Studies (SFS) – Bhutan Program on Eastern Himalayan Forests and Rural Livelihoods (summer) and Himalayan Environment and Society in Transition (fall semester), hosted at the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environment (UWICE), Bumthang seeks two enthusiastic, team-oriented individuals to serve as part of a residential team of faculty and staff who deliver an interdisciplinary, hands-on learning experience to American and Bhutanese undergraduate students.

On a contract basis, during the six-week summer program, the Resident Lecturers will co-teach the Himalayan Forests, Watersheds, and Rural Livelihood course, and  during the semester, one Resident Lecturer will teach the Land Use, Natural Resources, and Conservation course and other will teach the Mountain Ecology course. Each Lecturer will also teach one-third of the Directed Research course as well as lead designated components of the programs research plan and, as part of this, oversee, mentor, and grade the student directed research projects.

SFS, an independent educational organization based in Massachusetts, United States of America and UWICE present a rich learning landscape for students exploring people’s relationship with the environment and conservation.

For detail information and online application, please visit: https://fieldstudies.catsone.com/careers/ or contact sphuntsho@uwice.gov.bt

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