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Assistant Professor (Environmental Geology)
or until filled
School of Earth Systems and Sustainability-SIUC
College of Agricultural, Life and Physical Sciences-SIUC
9 month

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 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.

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.



  • 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.



Required application documents are listed below. The cover letter must describe teaching and research experience and goals. Applicants should also submit up to three reprints of recent publications, uploaded as document type "writing samples".
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Transcripts, Writing Samples
Justin Schoof

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed
and encouraged and will receive consideration.