Southern Illinois University Carbondale — Assistant Professor, Environmental Geology

The School of Earth Systems and Sustainability invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Environmental Geology to begin August 16, 2021. Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a Carnegie Doctoral Research University (high research activity) located in the forested Shawnee Hills, 100 miles southeast of St. Louis. Applicants must possess an earned doctorate in Geology, or a related field in the Geosciences with an emphasis on water resources. Applicants must show evidence of relevant teaching and research, including peer-reviewed publication.
Applicants must have a professional record that establishes their external funding history and/or potential. Post-doctoral experience is preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with a focus on environmental or hydrological geoscience that can complement our existing environmental geology strengths in geochemistry and sedimentology. Duties include the following: teaching a mix of undergraduate and graduate courses, which may include introductory geology and advanced courses in Hydrogeology, Geomorphology, or other topics in the candidate’s area of expertise; service on M.S. and Ph.D. student committees; maintaining an active and successful research program that includes external research support; and appropriate service.

Application deadline is November 30, 2020, or until filled. Applications may be submitted electronically or by mail. Applications must include a cover letter describing teaching and research experience and goals, CV, and list of three references. Applicants should also include up to three reprints of recent publications.

Please send materials to or to

Sally Potter-McIntyre, Search Committee Chair
1259 Lincoln Dr, Mail Code 4324
SIU Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901.