The Department of Life Sciences at Texas
A&M University-Corpus Christi seeks candidates for a full-time (9-month),
tenure-track Assistant Professor in Marine Fisheries Science. Candidates should
be experienced in field-based research that focuses on population dynamics of
economically important species. Experience in early life stages of these
species is also welcomed. Demonstration of active involvement in
fisheries-oriented societies will be essential.
Candidates must demonstrate a commitment
to high quality research and teaching. The successful candidate will be
expected to develop a vigorous, externally-funded research program, advise
graduate and undergraduate researchers, and pursue scholarly research support
of the Fisheries and Mariculture Masters and Marine Biology PhD Programs.
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi provides a
competitive salary package, including start-up funding, with modern research
laboratories and equipment, all in a coastal location ideal for fisheries
The candidate will be expected to teach
undergraduate and graduate courses in his/her field of study (typically three
courses per year) including those in quantitative fisheries sampling and
assessment, such as survey design and implementation.
TAMUCC is a rapidly growing research
university located on the Gulf of Mexico. Ample opportunities exist for
collaboration with researchers from the Department of Life Sciences as well as
from the University’s strong portfolio of marine-oriented research institutions
such as the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (http://harteresearchinstitute.org).
Center for Coastal Studies (http://ccs.tamucc.edu),
and Conrad Blucher Institute (http://www.cbi.tamucc.edu).
Candidates must have a Ph.D. at time of appointment.
Post-doctoral and/or professional
experience is preferred.
online at https://islanderjobs.tamucc.edu
A cover letter describing qualifications, research and teaching interests.
A curriculum vitae, and
The names and contact information of four references.
Ad Closing Date: The scheduled start date
of this position is September, 2014; however , the position will remain open
until filled with preference given to applicants applying prior to October 30,