Assistant Professor (Economic Geology/Mineralogy) - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States

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The Department of Geology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications for a tenure-track position in economic geology/mineralogy at the assistant professor level, contingent upon available funding. The position would start August 16, 2016. The successful applicant is expected to conduct research and publish in ore deposits and teach courses in mineralogy, introductory geology, and undergraduate and graduate courses in ore deposits.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a large, research-oriented institution situated in a pleasant small-town setting southeast of St. Louis. The Department has a full-time faculty of 9 with about 70 undergraduate and 35 M.S. and Ph.D. students. For further information, please visit

Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in geology or a related field. Ph.D. candidates may be considered, but all requirements for the Ph.D. must be completed by August 15, 2016. The applicant must specialize in some area of ore deposits and demonstrate the potential for developing an internationally recognized, externally funded research program. Post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Effective Date of Appointment: August 16, 2016.

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
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Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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