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Faculty Position FY14-46
November 7, 2013 

Position Title
Assistant Professor-Environmental Chemistry

Hiring Unit
Environmental Sciences Program, Department of Chemistry, 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 Chemistry (“Chemistry”).  Teaching assignments will include courses and laboratories at both undergraduate and graduate (MS) levels, including courses in introductory chemistry and environmental sciences, environmental chemistry, analysis of environmental contaminants, and courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. ENSC and Chemistry seek applicants 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 and Chemistry. Preference will be given to applicants who could contribute to interdisciplinary collaborations with both ENSC and Chemistry 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, Chemistry, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the University, are expected.

A Ph.D. degree (or equivalent if the candidate received a degree outside the U.S.) 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 Chemist 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.


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