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Faculty Position- Illinois

Tom Johnson

Please distribute this position announcement for a tenure track assistant professor position in Global Change Geology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  If you'd like to know more about the position, feel free to call me at 217-244-2002.

Apologies for the cross-posting...

-Tom Johnson (Search Committee Chair)
Thomas M. Johnson
Associate Professor
Dept. of Geology, MC-102
253 Natural History Bldg.
1301 W. Green St. 
University of Illinois
Urbana, IL  61801
Phone (217) 244-2002
FAX  (217) 244-4996 

Full-Time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Global Change Geology

The Department of Geology in the School of Earth, Society, and Environment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is searching for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in the broadly defined area of Global Change Geology. 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 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. Glaciology and other earth science studies of modern environmental change.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. and demonstrate the potential to establish an internationally recognized, externally funded research program. An ability to contribute to excellence in education at the graduate and undergraduate levels in geosciences, and in interdisciplinary aspects of the School of Earth, Society and the Environment, is also required.

Starting Date: August 16, 2011. Salary is commensurate with background and experience.
To ensure full consideration, please create your candidate profile through  https://jobs.illinois.edu/ and upload a curriculum vita including a full list of publications and a description of research and teaching interests, pdf reprints or preprints of publications, and contact information for at least three references. Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 12, 2010. Inquiries about the position are encouraged; contact Prof. Johnson 217-244-2002; [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).

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