Assistant Professor in Aquatic Ecology
The Department of Biological Sciences at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The department is seeking applicants with training in aquatic ecology or related disciplines focusing on freshwater ecosystems. The successful candidate will share responsibility for teaching a general ecology course and an introductory course for biology majors, teach an upper division aquatic ecology course and other courses in area of expertise, and may also participate in non-majors courses in biology. Candidates should exhibit potential for independent and innovative research involving Master’s and undergraduate students.

Minimum Qualifications
A Ph.D. in biological sciences or related field with specialization in aquatic ecology or a related discipline. Post-doctoral teaching and/or research experience strongly preferred.

Terms of Appointment
Continuing academic year (nine month) appointment; tenure eligible.

Source of Funds

Salary Range
Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience. Excellent benefits package included.

Application Process
To apply, send letter of application with statement of teaching philosophy and statement of research interests and goals, curriculum vitae, copies/scans of all transcripts, and no more than three reprints. Three confidential reference letters should be sent directly to the department. All materials should be sent to:

Chair, Aquatic Ecologist Search Committee
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Department of Biological Sciences
Box 1651
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1651

Electronic submission is encouraged. Electronic documents in PDF format should be e-mailed to:

Application Deadline
Application packages must be received by November 18, 2019.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is a premier metropolitan university located on the bluffs of the Mississippi River just 22 miles east of St. Louis, MO. SIUE offers over 13,900 culturally-diverse students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

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.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: FY20-046

Contact Information
Jennifer Oates-Blair
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Campus Box 1040
Edwardsville, 62026