Department of Marine Biology (MARB)

Position Title

Assistant/Associate Professor of Bilogy (Genetics & Marine Environment)

Position PAR No.

3303

Date Posted

December 20, 2012 

Position Details

The Department of Marine Biology at Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG) invites applicants for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. The successful candidate will have earned a Ph.D. in an appropriate area of biology and is expected to develop a strong extramurally funded research program in an area relevant to genetics and the marine environment. The individual selected will contribute meaningfully to the department's undergraduate and graduate education mission through mentoring of students and teaching of courses in genetics and in their area of expertise. Areas of specialization are open (e.g., microbial genomics, environmental microbiology, community dynamics, evolutionary and developmental biology) but should employ advanced molecular methodologies in the study of marine organisms.

Education, Experience and Expectations

Ph.D. in an appropriate area of biology and is expected to develop a strong extramurally funded research program in an area relevant to genetics and the marine environment.

A history of receiving competitive grants will be viewed favorably, as TAMU is one of two state-supported Tier One research institutions in Texas.

 Appointment

The appointment at TAMUG, a branch campus of TAMU College Station, with comprehensive emphasis on education and research related to the ocean. With ca. 2,000 students, the campus offers a wide spectrum of ocean-based programs to students, including Marine Science, Maritime Administration, Maritime Studies, Maritime Systems Engineering, the Texas Maritime Academy, and a small fleet of vessels devoted to supporting ocean-related programs, in addition to undergraduate and graduate degrees in Marine Biology, Graduate appointments are available in the Marine Biology Interdisciplinary (Graduate) Degree program as well as in appropriate TAMU departments (Wildlife and Fisheries Science, Oceanography, Biology, etc.) in College Station. Opportunities exist for collaborative interactions and the position comes with an attractive start-up package and a competitive salary.

Salary

Commensurate with Experience

Closing Date

Until filled.  Anticipated start date is Fall 2013

To apply, complete and sign the official TAMUG Application for Employment .  Reference PAR 3303 AND Send application, cover letter, statement of current research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae and a list of at least three references and their contact information.  For additional information on this position, contact Dr. John R. Schwarz by email schwarzj@tamug.edu. Applications may be emailed to hr@tamug.edu or mailed to:

Texas A&M University at Galveston
Human Resources Department
P. O. Box 1675, Galveston, TX  77553-1675

Phone 409-740-4532 * Fax 409-740-5005

 Filling this position is dependent upon available funding in the budget.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.  Texas A&M University at Galveston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Diversity.