Open Faculty Position

Assistant Professor

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor whose research interests incorporate atmospheric and/or hydrological sciences. Specialization may include field- and/or laboratory-based measurements, remote sensing, and numerical modeling, with relevance to global processes and the Earth as a system. The successful candidate will establish an innovative and productive program of scientific research, teach graduate and undergraduate courses, and mentor students. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and a record of research accomplishments; postdoctoral experience is preferred. The Department is ranked nationally in the top 10% in terms of research activity (2010 NRC Survey of Geoscience Departments), has extensive laboratory facilities, and hosts a diverse and growing undergraduate and graduate student body. To apply please complete the online application providing contact information of three professional references at https://jobs.uic.edu (click on the Job Board and then on the position link) and upload a curriculum vitae, a numbered list of publications and overview of research plans. For fullest consideration please apply by November 15, 2012. Final authorization of the position is subject to availability of state funding. UIC is one of the nation's leading urban research universities and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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