Assistant Professor Marine Science
The Marine Science Institute,
established in 1941, is experiencing exciting growth in its nationally
and internationally recognized research programs. Hence, The University of Texas at Austin invites
applications for multiple faculty positions in the Department of Marine
Science. We seek innovative and productive scientists who are
addressing critical issues in marine science. The position, to be
filled at the Assistant Professor rank, will be in one of the following
- We seek a microbial ecologist who studies heterotrophic microbes at
scales from the molecular to ecosystem level, including: biodiversity,
community structure, trophic relationships, biogeochemistry, and
pathogenesis in marine systems.
- We seek a quantitative fisheries ecologist who conducts field-based
research in areas such as population dynamics, recruitment,
connectivity, or marine-protected areas on fish species of commercial
and recreational importance.
The position is located at the Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas, Texas, which offers excellent shoreside laboratory facilities
in close proximity to a variety of unique estuarine and coastal habitats, including the
185,708-acre NOAA Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve
. The Institute also has well developed marine education and outreach infrastructure for disseminating research. The successful
applicant will be expected to establish an externally funded independent
research program, provide excellent training for graduate students and
postdoctoral fellows, and contribute to undergraduate and graduate
teaching in the department. Faculty members commit two-thirds time to research and one-third time to teaching.
The University of Texas Marine Science Institute
is responsive to needs of dual career couples and committed to building
a multi-cultural work force. We strongly encourage
applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. To
apply, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching
statement, research statement, and arrange for three letters of
reference to be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
Faculty Search Committee, The University of Texas at Austin, Marine
Science Institute, 750 Channel View Dr., Port Aransas, Texas 78373-5015.
Review of applications will begin November 11, 2013.
The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Background check conducted on applicant selected.