Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Job Posting: Visiting Assistant Professor

Environmental Science/GIS two-year Visiting Assistant Professor

The Environmental Studies Program at Illinois Wesleyan University invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Environmental Science and GIS to begin August 1, 2013.The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. by time of appointment in earth systems science, environmental geology, environmental geography, atmospheric sciences, biogeochemistry, climatology, global environmental change, or a related field. Teaching and research interests that utilize Geographic Information Systems are particularly desirable.  Teaching responsibilities include two sections of Introduction to Earth Systems Science with associated lab sections; Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) using ArcGIS; Intermediate GIS; and an elective offering in the candidate’s area of expertise. The successful applicant will also be expected to supervise student research and contribute to the Environmental Studies Program.  This two-year position has the potential to be converted to a tenure-track position.

Illinois Wesleyan University is a highly selective private undergraduate liberal arts university that emphasizes quality teaching and student-faculty research collaboration.   To apply for the position, interested applicants should send as PDFs a letter of interest, a current CV, and teaching and research statements to <>, under the subject heading “Environmental Science two-year position.”  In addition, the applicant should arrange for three signed letters of recommendation to be sent electronically to <>.  Questions about the position should be directed to Abigail Jahiel, Director, Environmental Studies Program at <> .

Review of applications will begin March 22, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.  IWU is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds. 

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