Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Environmental Health/Toxicology

Edwardsville, Illinois (US)
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October 12 2020
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The Department of Environmental Sciences (ENSC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Environmental Health/Toxicology.

The Assistant Professor will be expected to teach lecture and laboratory courses that support both graduate and undergraduate programs in ENSC. Teaching assignments will include environmental health and waste management, occupational health, environmental epidemiology, environmental statistics, or courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. Applicants will develop an active and independent research program in environmental health/toxicology and be expected to engage in scholarly work, involve students in research, seek external grants to support research, and produce scholarly publications. Preference will be given to applicants whose research would be synergistic with existing faculty and contribute to interdisciplinary collaborations. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to inclusion, equity, and diversity in teaching, research/creative activity, and service. Each member of the College of Arts and Sciences is responsible for actively supporting the College’s commitment to inclusion, equity, and diversity. Service activities in support of ENSC, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the University, are expected.

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

This is a nine-month academic, tenure-track, beginning August 16, 2021.  Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package included.

Application Process:

Candidates should 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, statement addressing experiences and competencies in supporting equity, inclusion, and diversity, and name and contact information for three references to:

Chair, Environmental Health/Toxicologist Search Committee

Department of Environmental Sciences

Campus Box 1099

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Edwardsville, IL 62026-1099

Electronic submission is strongly encouraged. Electronic documents in pdf format should be e-mailed to: environmentalhealth@siue.edu

Application Deadline: All application materials must be submitted by November 30, 2020.

SIUE is a premier metropolitan university located on the bluffs of the Mississippi River just 22 miles east of St. Louis, Missouri.  SIUE is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We 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.