Assistant Professor-Environmental Health/Toxicology | Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Military Veterans

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Edwardsville, IL

The Department of Environmental Sciences (ENSC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position.  The successful candidate 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. 

Terms of Appointment Nine-month academic, tenure-track, beginning August 16, 2021. 

Source of Funds State 

Salary Range Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience. 

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:  

Application Deadline Applications materials must be submitted by November 30, 2020. 

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 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. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities. 

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