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  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in conservation biology

    Melanie Colón
    • Employer: Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC)
      Location: Corpus Christi, TX
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 12/30/2018
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    Position Description Summary

    The Department of Life Sciences at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in conservation biology. We seek a motivated and talented person with a research focus on coastal and marine species and ecosystems. We prefer applicants whose expertise are complementary to existing faculty and fill known gaps in the department (among others, coastal /marine reptiles, mammals, and/or birds). The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program, supervise graduate students, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in conservation biology and their individual expertise. This position will further expand and complement our M.S./Ph.D. programs in Marine Biology (http://sci.tamucc.edu/LSCI/MARB/) and M.S. Biology (https://sci.tamucc.edu/LSCI/BIOL/ms/index.html). Appointment will begin Fall 2019.


    TAMU-CC is an Hispanic-serving institution located on the Texas Gulf Coast and a rapidly growing doctoral research university with about 12,000 students.  The successful applicant will work with other faculty to aid the university’s goal in achieving national and international prominence as an emerging research institution. The Department of Life Sciences research and teaching facilities will be housed in a new state-of-the-art building (Tidal Hall).


    Apply online at https://islanderjobs.tamucc.edu


    A completed application must include:

    Cover letter

    Statement of research interests

    Statement of teaching and mentoring philosophy

    Curriculum vitae

    Names and contact information of 4 references

    Applicants are encouraged to apply prior to November 30, 2018 and review of applications will begin December 1, 2018. The position will remain open until a finalist is selected.


    Contact the Search Committee Chair (below) with any questions.


    Dr. Ed Proffitt


    Department of Life Sciences

    Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

    Eng. 310 A

    6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5800

    Corpus Christi, Texas 78412

    361 825 2358


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