[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor: Marine Biomedical Science

Reese, Brandi Brandi.Reese at tamucc.edu
Tue Jan 16 15:13:24 MST 2018

The Department of Life Sciences at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Marine
Biomedical Sciences. Appointment will begin fall 2018.

Candidates should be experienced in research that focuses on the use of
marine/aquatic/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. 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.

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 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 summer 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. New degree programs planned
include Biomedical Science MS, Marine Biomedical Science PhD and Fisheries

Texas A&M University ­ Corpus Christi is a rapidly growing doctoral
research university with more than 12,000 students. A Hispanic-Serving
Institution on the cultural border with Latin America, TAMU-CC provides a
robust campus experience focused on student and faculty success. Located
on its own island on the Texas Gulf Coast, the "Island University” was
recently recognized as one of the most beautiful coastal campuses in the
United States. State-of-the-art classroom and laboratory buildings,
support facilities, and recognized faculty strategically position TAMU-CC
to achieve its goal of national and international prominence as an
emerging research institution.

Apply online at https://islanderjobs.tamucc.edu
A completed application will include:
1. Cover letter including qualifications;
2. Curriculum vitae;
3. Individual statements describing research and teaching interests; and
4. The names and contact information of 4 references.

Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2017. The position will
remain open until a finalist is selected. Applicants are encouraged to
apply prior to February 1, 2018.

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Gregory Buck
Search Chair, Department of Life Sciences,
Email: Gregory.Buck at tamucc.edu
Phone (361)-825-3717

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