Open Faculty Position

Clinical Assistant Professor

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applications for a multi-year non-tenure track teaching position. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses and aid the department in developing education and outreach activities and improving undergraduate teaching laboratories and materials. The initial appointment is expected to be for three years, subject to renewal based on annual evaluations, and carries the title of Clinical Assistant Professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in the earth and environmental sciences or in a closely related field; demonstrated expertise in earth and environmental science education is highly preferred. The Department is ranked nationally in the top 10% in terms of research activity (2010 NRC Survey of Geoscience Departments) 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 cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), and a statement of research interests. For fullest consideration please apply by January 15, 2013. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Final authorization of the position is subject to availability of state funding. Please contact Prof. Roy Plotnick (plotnick@uic.edu) with any inquiries. UIC is one of the nation’s leading urban research universities and an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.