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Global Change Geology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

The Department of Geology in the School of Earth, Society, and Environment invites 
applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level in 
the broadly defined area of Global Change Geology. Examples of relevant research areas 
include, but are not limited to: 
1) The global carbon cycle, including connections to the deep Earth, weathering, and 
carbon sequestration. 
2) Paleoclimatology, isotope geochemistry, and other studies of environmental change 
records. 
3) Studies of Earth materials and elements (e.g., clathrates, nitrogen, iron, sulfur) 
related to climate and the evolution of life. 
4) Glaciology and other earth science studies of modern environmental change. 

The successful applicant must demonstrate the potential to establish an internationally 
recognized, externally funded research program. An ability to contribute to excellence in 
education at the graduate and undergraduate levels in geosciences, and in 
interdisciplinary aspects of the School of Earth, Society and the Environment, is also 
required. More information concerning the Department of Geology and the School of 
Earth, Society, and Environment can be found at www.geology.uiuc.edu and 
www.earth.uiuc.edu.

This position is available with a starting date of August 16th, 2010. A Ph.D. is required 
and salary will be commensurate with experience. Please create your candidate profile 
through https://jobs.illinois.edu/ and upload a curriculum vita (including a full list of 
publications and a description of research and teaching interests), pdf reprints or 
preprints of publications, and contact information for at least three references.  Full 
consideration will be given to applications received by 30 November, 2009. Inquiries 
about the position are encouraged; contact Prof. Johnson (217-244-2002; 
[log in to unmask]). The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action / Equal 
Opportunity Employer.