Marine Sciences Department (MARS)

Position Title

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Position PAR No.


Date Posted

September 11, 2013

Start Date

Fall 2013

Position Details

Organize, supervise and conduct a series marine geological investigations both within the Gulf of Mexico and with estuaries, including ultra high resolution marine geophysical survey involving the collection of side scan sonar, swath bathymetry and chirp seismic data, including processing of data and generation of final research products.   This work will also include the collection of vibracores and gravity cores, the processing and analyses of these cores and generation of final research products.  In addition, the applicant will be responsible for bringing both the geological and geophysical data together to generate coherent and integrated research products, including final reports to agency sponsors and the generation of publishable peer review articles for academic journals.  The applicant will also be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of a research laboratory, and may be involved with teaching of undergraduates and graduate students both in formal class room settings as well as seminars and as a mentor.

Prefered Education and Experience

PhD in Oceanography or other marine related science. Ability to operate and interpret output of geologic investigative equipment and formulate that information into final reports and publishable articles.  Ability to manage a laboratory.  Teaching experience.


Commensurate with experience

Closing Date

Until filled

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  In order to be considered, applicants must send a curriculum vitae, cover letter, a list of three references, statement of current research and teaching interests, as well as a completed and signed official TAMUG application form:  TAMUG APPLICATION FORM.   For more information on the position contact Dr. Melanie Lesko, by email at  Please reference PAR 3465 in your application and email to or mail to:

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

 Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check and verification of eligibility to work in the US.  Texas A&M University at Galveston promotes and values diversity and inclusion in the work place. As an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employee TAMUG provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.

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