The School of Earth Systems and Sustainability at Southern Illinois University (Carbondale, IL) is hiring for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in sustainability (encompassing related fields such as climate, environmental geology, resource geology, and applied sustainability science). A description of the position is below. We encourage you to pass on this information to any qualified candidates at your institution who may be interested in the position. Please address any questions to our School Director, Justin Schoof at [log in to unmask]
Title: Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Environmental Sustainability
Effective Date of Appointment: August 16, 2020; 9-month, continuing appointment.
Qualifications: Applicants must possess an earned doctorate in Geography, Geology, or a closely related field. All degree requirements must be met by August 15, 2020. 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. Preference will be given to applicants with a focus on applied research in sustainability science that complements existing strengths in the School of Earth Systems and Sustainability. Post-doctoral experience is preferred.
Duties and Responsibilities: Duties include the following: teaching a mix of undergraduate and graduate courses, which may include introductory and advanced courses in sustainability, and 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.
The School: The School of Earth Systems and Sustainability is a newly formed school affiliated with the College of Science and houses programs in Geography and Environmental Resources (geography.siu.edu) and Geology (geology.siu.edu) The school offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Geography and Environmental Resources, Geology and two doctoral degrees (Environmental Resources and Policy and Geosciences). Areas of study at the undergraduate and graduate levels include Climate and Water Resources, Environmental Geology, Environmental Sustainability, Geographic Information Science, Geophysics, and Resource Geology. Located in the forested Shawnee Hills, 100 miles southeast of St. Louis, Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a Carnegie Doctoral Research University (high research activity).
Application Deadline: October 15, 2019, or until filled.
Application Procedure: Applications may be submitted electronically or by mail. Applications must include a cover letter describing sustainability-oriented teaching and research experience and goals, a CV, and a list of three references. Applicants should also include reprints of recent publications.
Materials can be sent electronically to [log in to unmask] or by mail to Justin Schoof, Director School of Earth Systems and Sustainability 1000 Faner Drive Mail Code 4514 SIU Carbondale Carbondale, IL 62901
Liliana Lefticariu, Ph.D.
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale