The Department of Environmental Studies at University of
Illinois Springfield (UIS) seeks applications at the tenure-track
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level with expertise in ecohydrology and
watershed management. The position will begin on August 16, 2022.
This is a full-time on-campus position, tenure-track academic
appointment. UIS tenure-system faculty are expected to be available
and engaged in the campus community, with assigned professional
responsibilities for teaching, scholarship, and service.
Application deadline: 17 October 2021
About UIS: Located in the state capital, the University of Illinois
Springfield is one of three members of the University of Illinois
system. The University serves approximately 4000 students in 21
graduate and 31 undergraduate programs. The academic curriculum
offers students a strong liberal arts core, a wide range of
professional programs, and close faculty interaction. Making the
most of its location in the state capital, UIS is broadly engaged
in public policy and service. Its diverse student body includes
traditional, non-traditional, and international students.
Twenty-five percent of majors are in 17 undergraduate and graduate
online degree programs and the campus has received several national
awards for its implementation of online learning. UIS faculty are
committed teachers, active scholars, and professionals in service
to society. The University emphasizes excellence in teaching, and
faculty are also expected to provide a balance of scholarship and
service activities to meet requirements for tenure and promotion.
You are encouraged to visit the university web page at http://www.uis.edu and the department web
page at https://www.uis.edu/environmentalstudies/.
Responsibilities: We expect the person for the position to create
and teach new courses on Ecohydrology, Watershed Management and
Water Quality, or courses in candidate’s areas of expertise and
when appropriate, to contribute to the offering of the following
existing courses, such as Environmental Natural Sciences,
Introduction to Earth Science, Environmental Physical Geography,
Fundamentals of GIS, or Fundamentals of Remote Sensing. Teaching
load (three courses per spring and fall semester) will consist of a
combination of on-campus and online courses at both the
undergraduate and graduate levels. The position will also perform
academic advising, direct graduate research, and conduct research
in her/his specialization. Applicants should have a desire for
excellence in teaching.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in environmental
sciences, watershed management, natural resources, ecology,
geology, or a related field.
To Apply: Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.uis.edu/job-board.
Navigate to the Faculty category. Create or update your profile,
complete the online application, and upload (PDF format) a letter
of application, statement of teaching philosophy and research
interests, vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts
(unofficial acceptable), and the names and contact information of
at least three references. Only those applicants who complete the
online application and upload all required materials by the
application deadline 17 October 2021 will be considered; incomplete
applications will not be evaluated. To maintain the integrity and
confidentiality of the search process, applicants are asked to
upload their own materials. Formal review of applications will
begin 18 October 2021, and continue until the position is filled or
the search is terminated.