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Public Health and Environmental Studies: Lab Instructor

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Part Time, Faculty/Instructional

  • Official Title: Lecturer
  • Job ID: #19589
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Public Health and Environmental Studies: Lab Instructor

POSITION: Two one semester temporary Instructional Academic Staff positions are available in the Public Health and Environmental Studies program with an emphasis in sustainability or environmental studies beginning August 21, 2023. The official title is in the Lecturer title series.  This is a one-semester appointment with salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree is required from a regionally accredited institution with a preference in the areas of health sustainability and/or environmental studies or other discipline that is relevant. The following will be considered assets:  evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level; experience in the field of health sustainability and/or environmental studies; and demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

DUTIES: Applicants will be expected to teach a one-credit lab for the ENV 101 Course, Sustainability Basics and Beyond.

THE UNIT: The department of Public Health and Environmental Studies consists of 7 staff members and is an interdisciplinary unit housed within the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. The unit offers majors in Environmental Public Health and Public Health and a minor in Public Health and coordinates two minors:  (1) Environmental Science; and (2) Environment, Society and Culture. Faculty teach courses that contribute to majors, the minors, and other disciplines within the colleges; and some courses also meet the university liberal education requirements.  We seek an individual who can bring experience, good organizational skills, and an ability to teach. To earn more about the PHES program, please visit:

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site:  You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login." Click the link to the PHES position (Job ID # 19589) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to: Jim Boulter at:

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by July 1, 2023. However, screening may continue until position is filled.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.