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Faculty Position FY14-40
November 7, 2013 

Position Title
Assistant Professor-Environmental Toxicology

Hiring Unit
Environmental Sciences Program, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts & Sciences

Job Description
The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses that support the Environmental Sciences Program (ENSC) and the Department of Biological Sciences (BIOL).  Teaching assignments will include courses and laboratories at both undergraduate and graduate (MS) levels, including courses in introductory biology and environmental sciences, environmental toxicology, and courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. ENSC and BIOL seek applicants who will develop an active, independent research program in environmental toxicology. Preference will be given to applicants whose research would be synergistic with existing faculty and contribute to interdisciplinary collaborations.  The successful applicant will be expected to engage in scholarly work, involve students in research, seek external grants to support research, and produce scholarly publications.  Service activities in support of ENSC, BIOL, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the University, are expected. 

A Ph.D. degree is required; postdoctoral and teaching experience is desired. 

Terms of Appointment
Full-time tenure- track, academic year (nine-month) appointment beginning August 16, 2014 

Source of Funds

Commensurate with experience and credentials.  Excellent benefits package included. 

Application Process
Submit a letter of application, vitae, copies of transcripts, research plans, a summary of teaching interests and philosophy, copies of no more than three recent publications, and contact information of three references to:

     Environmental Toxicologist Search Committee
     Environmental Sciences Program
     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
     Campus Box 1099 GS
     Edwardsville, IL   62026-1099 

Electronic submission is strongly encouraged.  The documents in pdf format should be sent to

Application Deadline
Review of applications to begin on December 10, 2013 and will continue until position is filled.

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity 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.

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