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:
Statement of research interests
Statement of teaching and mentoring philosophy
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