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20 November 2017

Assistant Professor - Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Sciences Department
Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville
Edwardsville, Illinois

The Environmental Sciences Department at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Environmental Sciences at the Assistant Professor level, to begin August 16, 2018. SIUE is a large Master’s-granting institution about 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis MO, and has a new science building equipped with state-of-the art research and teaching equipment and facilities. Research facilities within the Department include a triple quad LC/MS, GC/MS, HPLC, GC/ECD, ICP/MS, AAS, and other instrumentation. The position includes a competitive salary and start-up package.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses that support the newly formed Environmental Sciences Department (ENSC). Teaching assignments will include courses and laboratories at both undergraduate and graduate (MS) levels, including courses in introductory environmental sciences, environmental chemistry, analysis of environmental contaminants, and courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. ENSC seeks applicants in any chemistry specialization who will develop an active, independent research program that focuses on anthropogenic pollutants in real-world natural or built environments, and who would add novel research expertise to ENSC. Preference will be given to applicants who could contribute to interdisciplinary collaborations with ENSC faculty. The successful applicant will be expected to engage in scholarly work in environmental chemistry, involve students in their research, seek external grants to support an active research program, and produce scholarly publications. Service activities in support of ENSC, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the University, are expected.


A Ph.D. is required at the time of hire. Post-doctoral and teaching experience preferred. Application materials for submission must include a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, copies of no more than 3 representative publications, transcripts, and contact information for three references to (electronic pdf applications strongly preferred):, or Chair, Environmental Chemist Search Committee, Environmental Sciences Program Search Committee, Environmental Sciences Program, Box 1099, Edwardsville, IL 62026-1099.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status in violation of Title VII. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Institutional Compliance at 618-650-2333 or by email at Sothern Illinois University Edwardsville is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their experience, research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Women, minorities, and other under-represented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

Expires on: 1 March 2018


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