Assistant Professor (Environmental Geology)

Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL, United States
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University/Academia/Research/Think tank
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Not Specified
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Position Summary:

The School of Earth Systems and Sustainability at Southern Illinois University Carbondale seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor position in Environmental Geology. This is a 9-month, continuing, tenure-track appointment starting on August 16, 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include the following: teaching a mix of undergraduate and graduate courses, which may include introductory and advanced courses in Hydrogeology, Geomorphology, courses in introductory geology, or other topics in the candidate's area of expertise; service on M.S. and Ph.D. student committees; maintaining an active and successful research program that includes external research support; and appropriate service.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must possess an earned doctorate in Geology or a related field in the Geosciences with an emphasis on water resources. All degree requirements must be met by August 15, 2021. Applicants must show evidence of relevant teaching and research, including peer-reviewed publication. Applicants must have a professional record that establishes their external funding history and/or potential.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post-doctoral experience.
  • A focus on physical environmental science that can complement our existing strengths in environmental geology, such as geochemistry and sedimentology and within the larger context of the School of Earth Systems and Sustainability.