CAREER

Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$87,400

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+2.2% (slower than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Doctoral or professional degree

Career

What Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary Do

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

Other Job Titles Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary May Have

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Conservation Biology Professor, Extension Professor, Forest Technology Professor, Forestry Professor, Lecturer, Natural Resources Professor, Professor, Research Professor

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics, such as forest resource policy, forest pathology, and mapping.
  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Supervise students' laboratory or field work.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.

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