Faculty Instructor, Wrangell Mountains Center

McCarthy, AK

Organization: Wrangell Mountains Center and the Evergreen State College

Duties: Maintain contact with the lead faculty member, Dr. Aliette Frank, for approximately five half-days prior to the field study (beginning April) in order to suggest readings for the course reader, and help plan the course schedule. Work with other faculty to integrate an interdisciplinary curriculum during the backpacking trips. Work with other faculty to oversee and help students carry out research projects, and promote the WMC culture of collaborative living and sustainable practices.

Desired qualifications: M.S. in relevant discipline. Experience teaching interdisciplinary field courses, traveling in Alaskan wilderness, and guiding backcountry travel groups. Current Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification.

Salary/pay: Compensation is approximately $6,000 as well as food, and while in McCarthy, rustic accommodations.

Link to more information: See the full description and requirements.

How to apply: Interested candidates should send a Letter of Interest, professional CV including backcountry leadership skills, evidence of professional or community contribution in the field of study, and contact information for three references to Dr. Aliette Frank, Member of the Faculty, The Evergreen State College.

Application deadline: Review of applications will begin February 12th.