Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences (Ecological Genetics) R-018337

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Job location: Commerce TAMUC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-04-05
Req: R-018337
Job Title

Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences (Ecological Genetics) R-018337


Texas A&M University - Commerce


Biological & Environmental Science

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type


Job Description


During the application process you have one opportunity to upload documents as a combined PDF.  The page “My Experience” has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload the file. 

This one combined PDF must include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
  • Transcripts – If required for the position (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer). 
    If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. 


The Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences (Ecological Genetics) is responsible for teaching introductory and upper-level undergraduate classes, conducting original research in the area specified below, and providing service.


  • Develop and maintain funded research program
  • Attract and mentor both graduate and undergraduate students
  • Develop graduate classes in their area of expertise.
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses
  • Advising students
  • Preparing syllabi 
  • Updating course materials 
  • Developing curriculum 
  • Delivery of instruction both online and on any of the university campuses. Instructional duties may include teaching during the day, in the evening, or on Saturday
  • Working collaboratively with faculty and staff to implement departmental programs
  • Providing service to the department, college, university and public schools, and community
  • Continual learning to stay current with research, best practices in teaching, and technological applications in the classroom, including online teaching


  • Education: Ph.D. degree in biological sciences or a closely related area
  • Research area: Molecular biology and/or genetics with specific emphasis on wildlife biology
  • Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Ability to:  Scholarly publication record or demonstration of scholarly potential in the research area listed above. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team of professionals. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Commitment to high quality teaching. Dedication to high standards and student success.
  • Licensing/Professional Certifications: None
  • Physical Requirements: None
  • Other Requirements: None 


Prior teaching and student mentoring experience are preferred. 


May supervise Adjuncts, student workers and/or graduate assistants

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Posted: 4/5/2019
Application Due: 9/2/2019
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