[ES_JOBS_NET] Instructional Assistant Professor

Shari Yvon-Lewis syvon-lewis at tamu.edu
Fri Apr 12 13:48:33 MDT 2019

We are hiring an Instructional Assistant Professor.  Please see the ad
below and attached.  Please pass it along to anyone who might be interested
in this opportunity.

*Instructional Assistant Professor Position Advertisement*

The Department of Oceanography at Texas A&M University invites applications
for a full‐time non‐tenure track Instructional Assistant Professor. This is
a 9‐month appointment for an initial three‐year term, renewable contingent o
n performance and continued funding. We seek an energetic educator to lead
efforts to develop cutting‐edge fundamental Ocean Observing and Analysis cou
rses, and expand our catalog of online courses. The successful candidate wil
l teach two courses per semester using effective pedagogical techniques in a
combination of classroom and online settings, and develop new online course
materials. Teaching opportunities also include field, high impact learning,
and study abroad courses.

The successful candidate may augment the 9‐month appointment with research f
unding or by teaching undergraduate research and field courses and/or other
courses in their area of expertise. In addition to teaching, the successful
candidate is expected to make contributions to departmental service and will
have opportunities to explore cutting‐edge teaching technologies or practi
ce. This appointment includes the ability to seek extramural funding, con
duct collaborative research with other members of the faculty, use departmen
t facilities, and publish research results. At the time of employment, candi
dates must have a Ph.D. in Oceanography or a related discipline in addition
to higher education teaching experience.

The College of Geosciences at Texas A&M University is a unique institution
committed to fundamental Earth systems research across four Departments:
Atmospheric Sciences, Geography, Oceanography, and Geology and Geophysics. T
he College hosts the Texas Sea Grant, the Geochemical and Environmental
Research Group (GERG), and the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP).
The college has established a teaching/research facility in Costa Rica and a
teaching facility near San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. This appointment
includes the opportunity to work across departments and programs in the
College and lead international coursework to maximize educational opportunit
ies for our undergraduates.

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/
Disability Employer committed to diversity.

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and
pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicu
ltural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, under
represented ethnic groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Te
xas A&M University also has a policy of being responsive to the needs of
dual‐career partners (*http://dof.tamu.edu/Faculty
<http://dof.tamu.edu/Faculty>‐Resources/dual‐career‐partner‐placement*). The
College of Geosciences is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive cli
mate for faculty, graduate students and undergraduate students. We actively
work to recruit and retain a diverse cohort of undergraduate students. We
seek a colleague with a track record that will complement our education
mission to train a diverse pool of students for future success in applied,
academic, and government positions as geoscientists.

Interested candidates should submit electronic applications to:
http://apply.interfolio.com/52944 and must include the following: curriculum
vita, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and
the names and addresses of at least three references. Screening of appli
cations will begin May 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is

Questions regarding the position may be directed to the Chair of the Ins
tructional Assistant Professor Search Committee by emailing Dr. Steve
DiMarco at sdimarco at tamu.edu

Dr. Shari A. Yvon-Lewis
Professor and Department Head
Dept. of Oceanography
Texas A&M University
3146 TAMU
O&M (Eller Bldg) Rm 1204
College Station, TX 77843
syvon-lewis at tamu.edu
979-862-7248 (Office)
979-458-1816 (Lab)
979-845-6331 (Fax)
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