[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Marine Biology

Reese, Brandi Brandi.Reese at tamucc.edu
Fri Aug 10 19:09:50 MDT 2018

Job Title: Assistant Professor, Marine Biology

Agency: Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, Department of Life Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary: Commensurate

Job Location: Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type: Faculty

Job Description:

The Department of Life Sciences at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Marine Biology. Appointment may start as early as spring 2019. Applicants whose research focus is complimentary to strengths already present in the department (https://sci.tamucc.edu/member.php?who=all&program=lsci) are especially encouraged to apply. Applications are particularly encouraged from individuals with active, federally-funded research programs and strong external collaborations who can take advantage of our modern research laboratories and equipment, including those associated with our molecular, microscopy and analytical facilities.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program, supervise graduate and undergraduate researchers, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and pursue scholarly research in support of the Biology Master’s and Marine Biology Master’s and PhD Programs. The typical teaching assignment for doctoral faculty in the Department of Life Sciences is 3 courses per academic year.

Research lab space will be located in a new state-of-the-art three-story building, Tidal Hall, which will be completed in autumn 2018 to support 6 new instructional labs and 34 research labs. The Department of Life Sciences has 23 tenured or tenure-track faculty, 6 professional assistant faculty and over 1,200 science majors. It offers BS degrees in Biology and Biomedical Science, MS degrees in Biology, Marine  Biology and Fisheries & Mariculture, and a PhD in Marine Biology.

Required Qualifications:

Ph.D. degree in marine biology or a closely related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:

Postdoctoral experience

TO APPLY: http://hr.tamucc.edu/Job_Opportunities/index.html

To be considered for the position, all required documentation must be uploaded.

A completed application will include:

1. Cover letter including qualifications;

2. Curriculum vitae;

3. Statement describing research interests;

4. Statement describing teaching & mentoring philosophies; and

5. The names and contact information of 3 references.

Deadline for applications is September 15, 2018.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Mike Wetz

Search Chair, Department of Life Sciences

Email: michael.wetz at tamucc.edu

Phone: (361)-825-2132

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
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