Asst. Professor Global Change Geology, Univ. of Illinois
We have just opened a search for a new faculty member. Please consider applying or passing along to interested candidates. Inquiries can be addressed to
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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: AssistantProfessor- GlobalChangeGeology-
Department of Geology and School of Integrative Biology
The Department of Geology in the School of Earth, Society, and Environment, and the School of Integrative Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invite applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistantprofessor in
the broadly defined area of GlobalChangeGeology. Examples of relevant research areas include but are not limited to:
1. The global carbon cycle, including connections to the deep Earth, weathering, and carbon sequestration.
2. Paleoclimatology, isotope or organic geochemistry, and other studies of environmental change records.
3. Studies of Earth materials and elements (e.g., clathrates, nitrogen, iron, sulfur) related to climate and the evolution of life.
4. Earth science studies of modern environmental change.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program, teach at undergraduate and graduate levels, and collaborate with faculty to develop research initiatives in globalchange and
Earth system science. A Ph.D. is required at time of appointment. Applicants are expected to present evidence of excellence in research and teaching. The target starting date is August 16, 2013. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
To apply, create your candidate profile through
http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application materials: letter of application, CV, up to 3 representative publications, statement of teaching and research interests, and contact information for three professional references. We will contact all
referees electronically and request a recommendation letter upon application submission; applicants should notify referees of this procedure before submitting their application noting the deadlines given below.
To ensure full consideration, all required application materials must be submitted by Oct. 10, 2012; letters of reference must be received no later than Oct. 17, 2012. Inquiries about the position are encouraged; contact the search committee chair
at [hidden email].
Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).