POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Lecturer
Department of Plant Biology
Southern Illinois University Carbondale


Title:  The Department of Plant Biology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale invites applications for a lecturer.

Responsibilities:   For the summer of 2013, this position will teach a field course, PLB 451, Flora of Southern Illinois. The teaching of this course includes 1) Selecting field sites for class field trips and making relevant preparations; 2) Supervising all field trips; 3) Training students in the identification of regional plant taxa; 4) Training students in proper sampling and preservation of plant samples; 5) Evaluating student work in the course and record/report student grades.

Qualifications:  A Master of Science degree or higher in biology, experience in plant identification, plant ecology, and conservation biology, as well as specific knowledge of and experience working in natural areas of the Southern Illinois region.

Effective Date:  Position begins June 16, 2013.

Application Deadline:  May 17, 2013 or until filled.

Application Procedure:  Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to:

    Dr. Stephen Ebbs
    Department of Plant Biology
    SIU Carbondale
    1125 Lincoln Drive
    Mail Code 6509
    Carbondale, IL 62901

Or email to:  ebbs@siu.edu

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer 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.