Job Listings

Assistant Professor of Ecology

Company:
Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
Category:
Environmental Science, Ecology, and Forestry
Assistant Professor of Ecology


Job Title
Assistant Professor of Ecology

Agency
Texas A&M International University

Department
Dept, Biology & Chemistry

Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type
Faculty

Job Description

The Department of Biology and Chemistry at Texas A&M International University seeks an Assistant Professor (tenure-track, 9-month position) in the area of ecology to begin Fall 2023. Primary duties include teaching introductory and upper level courses for the biology program, including Ecology. Applicants within broad areas of ecology, such as ecological modeling, plant ecology, animal ecology, behavioral ecology limnology, molecular ecology, or plant-animal interactions are encouraged to apply. Other areas within ecology will also be considered. The ecology of South Texas and our proximity to the Rio Grande River present unique research opportunities.

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate must hold an earned doctorate in Biology with a specialization in ecology. ABDs will also be considered but must have earned a doctorate before appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates must have a strong commitment both to teaching and to developing a research program that involves undergraduate and graduate students. Ability to acquire extramural funding is desirable. Previous teaching experience is preferred. Experience as a teaching assistant will be considered.

Other Information:

TAMIU is a growing university of over 8,000 students located in Laredo, Texas, a vibrant bi-lingual, bi-cultural city with a population of about 250,000 on the U.S./Mexico border. For more information, visit www.tamiu.edu. For faculty, TAMIU offers competitive salaries and a benefits package covering health insurance and retirement benefits. Financial support for professional development opportunities, such as attending academic conferences, is also provided. Moving expenses are covered in whole or in part by the university.

This position requires face-to-face interactions through a regular schedule of attendance on campus and in the workplace for a minimum of four days a week.

Application Procedure:

Review of applications will begin on October 21st and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will be given priority. To apply for consideration please fill out an application on the Workday webpage https://www.tamiu.edu/adminis/ohr/employment/ and attach the following materials: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) description of research, (4) description of teaching philosophy, (5) unofficial graduate transcripts and, (6) names and contact information (address, e-mail, phone) of three professional references.

If you have any questions, please contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Neal McReynolds, at nmcreynolds@tamiu.edu or 956-326-2586.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process, you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents, and submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.

Be sure to include:
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Description of Research
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • A list of at least 3 current professional references and their full contact information
  • Unofficial Transcripts
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

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/TAMIU_External/job/Laredo-TAMIU/Assistant-Professor-of-Ecology_R-054051

jeid-b4233bf3efbcc646bfc2d8c0eee425e7
HigherEd360 is part of the HigherEdJobs network.