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Assistant Professor - Aquatic Ecology

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Posted: 
10/17/2019
Expiration Date: 
11/30/2019

HIRING UNIT: College of Arts and Sciences
 
TITLE/RANK: Assistant Professor
 
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:  AQUATIC ECOLOGIST.  The Department of Biological Sciences, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek applicants with training in aquatic ecology or related disciplines focusing on freshwater ecosystems. The successful candidate will share responsibility for teaching a general ecology course and an introductory course for biology majors, teach an upper division aquatic ecology course and other courses in area of expertise, and may also participate in non-majors courses in biology. Candidates should exhibit potential for independent and innovative research involving Master’s and undergraduate students.
 
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT: Continuing academic year (nine month) appointment; tenure eligible.
 
SOURCE OF FUNDS: State
 
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience.  Excellent benefits package included.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: a Ph.D. in biological sciences with specialization in aquatic ecology or a related discipline. Post-doctoral teaching and/or research experience strongly preferred.
 
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Review of applications will begin on November 18, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
 
SUBMIT: To apply, send letter of application with statement of teaching philosophy and statement of research interests and goals, curriculum vitae, copies/scans of all transcripts, and no more than three reprints. Three confidential reference letters should be sent directly to the department. All materials should be sent to:
 
Chair, Aquatic Ecologist Search Committee Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Department of Biological Sciences Box 1651 Edwardsville, IL 62026-1651 USA
 
Electronic submission is encouraged. Electronic documents in PDF format should be emailed to: aquaticecologist@siue.edu
 
SIUE is a comprehensive regional university located in the St. Louis Metropolitan Region, and is dedicated to excellence in undergraduate education.