[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor: Marine Biomedical Science

Reese, Brandi Brandi.Reese at tamucc.edu
Wed Jan 10 14:11:18 MST 2018

Assistant Professor: Marine Biomedical Science (job reference code:

The Department of Life Sciences at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Marine
Biomedical Sciences. Candidates should be experienced in research that
focuses on the use of marine/estuarine models at the system, cellular and
molecular levels to solve problems associated with human health. In
addition, experience in marine biotechnology/bioengineering will be
considered positively during candidate evaluations.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in biology or related
discipline at time of appointment and postdoctoral and/or professional
experience is preferred. Candidates must have a strong record of
peer-reviewed publications and external grant funding. 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 genomic (http://genomics.tamucc.edu/), high
performance computing (http://hpc.tamucc.edu/), isotope
(http://icl.tamucc.edu/) and analytical core facilities.

Job Duties:  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 and Marine
Biology Master and PhD Programs. The typical teaching load for doctoral
faculty in the Department of Life Sciences is three courses per academic

The preferred start date is Sept. 1, 2018. The university offers a
competitive startup package and research lab space in a new
state-of-the-art three-story building (Tidal Hall), which will be
completed in summer 2018 to support six new instructional labs and 34
research labs. The Department of Life Sciences has 23 tenured or
tenure-track faculty, six 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. New degree programs planned include Biomedical Science
MS, Marine Biomedical Science PhD and Fisheries PhD.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a rapidly growing research
university located on the Gulf of Mexico overlooking Corpus Christi Bay
and is uniquely positioned to become an emerging research institution with
a focus on science and engineering. With over 12,250 students, it offers a
wide array of graduate and undergraduate academic programs. Ample
opportunities exist for collaboration with researchers from the Department
of Life Sciences as well as from the University¹s strong portfolio of
marine-oriented research institutions such as the Harte Research Institute
for Gulf of Mexico Studies (http://harteresearchinstitute.org), Center for
Coastal Studies (http://ccs.tamucc.edu) and Conrad Blucher Institute
(http://www.cbi.tamucc.edu). Our unique location provides many
opportunities for marine and estuarine-related research including
proximity to extensive bays and estuaries along the Gulf of Mexico. Texas
A&M University-Corpus Christi is a Hispanic Serving Institution and
candidates seeking to mentor underrepresented groups in science are
especially encouraged to apply.

TAMUCC requires applicants for all university positions to apply online at
https://islanderjobs.tamucc.edu. Applicants should upload the following:
1) cover letter describing qualifications; 2) curriculum vitae; 3)
individual statements describing research and teaching interests; and (4)
the names and contact information of four references. The position will
remain open until filled with preference given to applicants applying
prior to February 1, 2018. For questions, please contact: Dr. Gregory Buck
(Gregory.Buck at tamucc.edu; phone (361)-825-3717), Search Chair, Department
of Life Sciences, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer committed to diversity.

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