Assistant Professor - Aquatic/Wetland Plant Ecology

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Position Title Assistant Professor - Aquatic/Wetland Plant Ecology Job Posting Number 20190051FAC Job Location San Marcos Department Biology Position Description

The Department of Biology at Texas State University (www.bio.txstate.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in the ecology of aquatic and/or wetland plants. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses in the biology of aquatic and wetland plants and to develop an externally funded research program involving graduate students that complements the strengths of our 50-member faculty. Salary and start-up package are negotiable.

Required Qualifications

1. Earned Ph.D. in biological sciences or related field. Biological sciences, or related fields may include the terminal degree in majors that include the words aquatic, ecology, biology, or biological. Note: there are dozens of majors in biology and related areas. We have listed the most common words that would apply here. Required characteristic number 2 is the critical factor.
2. A research emphasis and a record of peer-reviewed publications on the ecology of aquatic and/or wetland plants.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Postdoctoral (or equivalent) experience;
2. The ability to also teach a course in aquatic/wetland plant identification;
3. A record of grant funding to support research; and
4. Research experience in plant ecology that complements the strengths of the department.

Application Procedures

For full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 1, 2018. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/23351.

Interested applicants should submit the following materials: a letter of application; current curriculum vitae, research statement; statement of teaching philosophy that addresses teaching at a large public university with a diverse student body; pdfs of up to five relevant publications; and contact information for five individuals willing to serve as references.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Inquiries about this position may be directed to Dr. David Lemke, [email protected].

Proposed Start Date Fall 2019 Open Date Review Date Close Date 11/01/2018 Open Until Filled? No Legal Notices

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Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Research Interests
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Examples of Recent Publications
Optional Documents
  1. Evidence of Teaching Experience/Evaluations
  2. Additional Document
  3. DD 214/DD1300
  4. Veteran's Preference

 

 

 

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Posted: 12/29/2018
Application Due: 8/26/2019
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