Assistant/Associate Professor, Biology (Fisheries and Mariculture)

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Job Title
Assistant/Associate Professor, Biology (Fisheries and Mariculture)

Agency
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Department
S&E - Life Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate

Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type
Faculty

Job Description

The Department of Life Sciences at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC) invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology (Fisheries & Mariculture) and Program Coordinator for the Fisheries and Mariculture program (FAMA) to begin spring 2022. Rank will be determined upon qualifications. We seek a motivated and talented person who can work in Mariculture-related sciences, and applicants whose expertise is complementary to that of existing faculty and who can fill known gaps in the department are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program, supervise graduate students in the FAMA MS program and Marine Biology PhD program, and teach courses consistent with their individual expertise.

In addition, the new hire is expected to take on the role of Program Coordinator for FAMA. The FAMA program (https://www.tamucc.edu/science/departments/life-sciences/fisheries-and-mariculture/) prepares M.S. students for careers in either the private or public sector in fisheries or mariculture. This is accomplished through a rigorous core curriculum combined with thesis research or internship projects. The successful applicant must demonstrate a vision of expanding and strengthening the FAMA program.

Office and dry lab research space will be provided in Tidal Hall, a new (2019) state of the art building on campus, and wet lab space off-campus at the TAMU AgriLife Mariculture Research Facility (TAMRF) is available for preapproved projects. The TAMRF is a wet-lab facility with a natural seawater system, laboratory space, as well as equipment and facilities for microalgae culture, water chemistry analysis, and spawning and rearing of marine species.

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. degree in Fisheries Science, Biology or related field specializing in Mariculture.
  • A strong publication record in leading journals.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Individuals with active, externally-funded research programs and collaborations, who can take advantage of potential faculty collaborators and our research laboratories and equipment, including the Texas A&M AgriLife Mariculture Research Facility, High Performance Computer Center, Isotope Core Lab, microscopy and other analytical facilities.
  • Applicants whose research focus is complementary to existing faculty in the department are especially encouraged to apply.


TO APPLY: https://www.tamucc.edu/human-resources/careers/index

A completed application must include:

1. Cover letter

2. Statement of research interests

3. Teaching statement that details a) preferred teaching interest and teaching philosophy, and b) strategies to guide/grow the FAMA program.

4. Curriculum vitae

5. Four professional references including name, address, title, telephone number, and email addresses- including a current or previous supervisor

The position will remain open until a finalist is selected. Review of applications will begin in November 2021.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Christopher Hollenbeck

Search Chair, Department of Life Sciences

Email: [email protected]

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.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


To apply, visit https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMUCC_External/job/Corpus-Christi-TAMUCC/Assistant-Associate-Professor--Biology--Fisheries-and-Mariculture-_R-042373





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Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi offers a variety of employment opportunities. TAMU-CC is a vibrant, Hispanic Serving Doctoral Research Institution that combines a heritage of teaching excellence with innovation in research and community engagement. We are the only University in the nation located on its own island with palm trees lining pathways throughout the 240-acre campus. Texas A&M Corpus Christi is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Veterans / Disability Employer.

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