Assistant Professor of Biology
Posting Number: 0601126
Job Title: Assistant Professor of Biology
Position Type: Faculty
Duration of Position: Full Time
Work Location: San Antonio, TX
Department: Department of Science & Mathematics
Pay Rate: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Job Summary/Basic Function: The Department of Science and Mathematics, College of Arts and Sciences, seeks applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning fall 2018. The appointment is for an Assistant Professor of Biology with expertise in using molecular phylogenetic techniques to address questions and problems in systematics. This faculty member will be responsible for teaching courses in his/her areas of expertise, general biology for majors or for non-majors, and evolution. Other teaching assignments may be made as needed by the Department. We are especially interested in candidates working on taxa that can be used as indicators of water quality, and candidates with the ability to collaborate with the A&M-SA Institute for Water Resource Science and Technology will receive preferential consideration. The College seeks excellence in instruction, research, and service. The typical teaching load for active researchers is a 3/3. Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed.
Work Hours: Teaching assignments may include day, night, or weekend classes.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 6,500.
Applicants must complete the Application/Faculty Form as well as upload a letter of interest and their curriculum vitae on our online employment system: https://employment.tamusahr.com/.
Only applicants who are invited for an interview will be asked to submit three letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair. The letters of recommendations should be written on letterhead, be less than one year old, and must bear the writer's actual signature. The letters of recommendation can be submitted electronically by the writer as a PDF attachment with the subject heading "Biology - Letter of Recommendation" to the Search Committee chair, Dr. Rodolfo Valdez at Jose.ValdezBarillas@tamusa.edu or sent through the mail to the address below.
The position is open until filled but review of applications will begin 4 December.
Please direct any questions to Jennfer.Ince@tamusa.edu
If selected for the position, prior to issuing a letter of appointment, the official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated. Official transcripts should be sent to the address listed below.
Biology Faculty Position
c/o Jennifer Ince
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
College of Arts & Sciences
One University Way
San Antonio, Texas 78224.
- Selected candidates must pass a pre-employment background investigation and degree verification (if required) to be hired for this position.
- The above duties may not be performed in every position with this title and the above functions may not include all related duties that might be performed. This position requires physical activities supportive of the above job duties. Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary.
- If you are a male age 18 through 25, you must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire.
- Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Posting Date: 10-31-2017
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Quicklink for Posting: employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=52023
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Necessary Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in Biology, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution. ABD accepted if the requirements for the Ph.D. degree are completed by May 31, 2018.
A minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in Biology or a closely related field.
Necessary Qualifications: A minimum of one year college or university teaching experience.
Evidence of active research.
Other Requirements or Other Factors
Other Qualifications for Posting: Willingness to work in cooperation with members of the university community and the broader community.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio (TAMU-SA) is a new comprehensive university in the established Texas A&M University System serving students from a culturally diverse and largely non-traditional population. The university was created to address the educational needs in South San Antonio and surrounding areas. The current enrollment is approximately 5,500.
Texas A&M-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.