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  • Assistant Professor - Vertebrate Zoologist

    Guest Richard C Laughlin
    • Employer: Texas A&M University Kingsville
      Location: Kingsville, TX
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 03/18/2022
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    Job Description:

    The Department of Biological and Health Sciences at Texas A&M University-Kingsville invites applications for a tenure-track appointment (nine-month basis) in Biology at the Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall 2022. Applicants should be prepared to teach courses across the undergraduate/graduate curriculum including core vertebrate zoology and field biology courses. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program, ideally be able to involve students in his/her scholarly work and serve in developing/revising organismal biology courses. Texas A&M University Kingsville is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) with a commitment to inclusion and diversity in all levels of our campus. Texas A&M University Kingsville is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) with a commitment to inclusion and diversity in all levels of our campus. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented in this scientific field, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis.

    Required Qualifications:

    Applicant should have a doctorate in Zoology, Biology, Wildlife, or in a closely related field. He/she must have completed at least 18 graduate hours in the above disciplines of study. Skills and commitment to providing high-quality education within a culturally diverse environment are essential.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    The department supports a wide variety of research and teaching scholars, and has a strong interest in building our integrative biology program. The candidate will be expected to teach core lower-level courses, upper-level organismal courses (such as ornithology, mammalogy, and field biology), and establish a research program that involves undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants from all areas of biology are encouraged to apply. Experience with writing grant proposals, obtaining external funding, and recruiting students will be considered additional assets. The successful applicant is expected to guide MS theses or projects. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Texas A&M University Kingsville, as part of the Texas A&M University System, is a state-supported institution including six undergraduate colleges and a graduate college. For more information visit the website http://www.tamuk.edu.

    Application Process:

    Applicant must complete the TAMUK Application for Employment which is available online at https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUK_External.
    This process will require that a candidate for employment submit via the website https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUK_External, a letter of interest, resume, names and contact information of three references, a statement of teaching philosophy, a description of research interest, and unofficial transcripts from each institution of higher education attended. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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