October 2013
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[Met-jobs] Tenure-track Faculty Position at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Tue, 22 Oct 2013 08:19:39 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The Department of Geography at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant
Professor level beginning in August of 2014. PhD at time of appointment
is required. ABD candidates close to completion may be considered.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is seeking applications for a
Geographer specializing in Biogeography. Candidates should be able to
teach and advise in one or more of the following areas: Conservation and
Sustainability, Climatology, or Resource Use and Management. Preference
will be given to candidates with working knowledge of Geographic
Information Systems. The successful candidate will be expected to teach
undergraduate and graduate courses in the Geography Department. The
Department supports the development of innovative courses in the
candidate’s area of expertise. Faculty at SIUE have extensive
opportunities to develop their teaching and research agendas. Excellence
in teaching is expected, as is a record of scholarly productivity which
may involve both undergraduate and graduate students.

SIUE is a nationally recognized university located in the St. Louis
metropolitan area. The Geography Department consists of eleven faculty
and eight staff members. The Department has more than 100 undergraduate
majors and 30 Master’s students. Areas of specialization include
biogeography, climatology, cultural geography, hydrology, urban studies,
GIS and remote sensing. The Laboratory of Applied Spatial Analysis and
the Office of the Mines are closely associated with the Department and
offer collaborative research opportunities. Candidates are encouraged to
visit the Department website ( to learn more
about how they can complement the program.

Applicants should submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statements of
teaching and research interests; evidence of teaching effectiveness;
contact information for three current references; and photocopies of all
academic transcripts.

SIUE is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing the
diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Applications from women,
minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged.

Apply to: Gillian Acheson, Chair, Department of Geography, Box 1459,
SIUE, Edwardsville, IL 62026. Screening of applications will begin on
December 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

SIUE is a state university – benefits under state sponsored plans may
not be available to holders of F1 and J1 visas.

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