Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Galveston, Texas
Salary is Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Sep 29, 2017
Oct 29, 2017
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The Department of Marine Sciences, Texas A&M University Galveston Campus seeks applications for a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with expertise in the area of Remote Sensing beginning Fall 2018. The successful candidate will have research expertise that is geographically focused on coastal and marine areas within thematic areas related to physical, chemical or biological function of the earth system, coupled human-environment systems, environmental management and change, human impacts on the environment, and water resources.

Texas A&M University at Galveston encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply. The faculty members in the Department of Marine Sciences are both international and diverse. The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

As a branch campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, the Galveston campus functions much like a school or college within the larger university, to deliver ocean-oriented education, research, and public service in a variety of marine/maritime programs. It houses the only state maritime training academy located on the Gulf of Mexico. Instructional programs are delivered primarily at the 130-acre Mitchell Campus on Pelican Island, near the mouth of Galveston Bay. Texas A&M University at Galveston employs approximately 125 full-time Faculty members (60 as tenured/tenure-track) and an undergraduate enrollment of about 2,700 students and 200 graduate students.

To apply, send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and a list of three references to HR@tamug.edu or by mail to: PAR 3984, Human Resources Department, Texas A&M University at Galveston, P.O. Box 1675, Galveston, TX 77553-1675. For more information on the position please contact Dr. Wesley Highfield (highfiew@tamug.edu) or Dr. Karl Kaiser (kaiserk@tamug.edu), co-chairs of the search committee. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The expected start date is September 1, 2018. 

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check and verification of eligibility to work in the US. Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Veterans / Disability Employer committed to Diversity. Notice of Non-discrimination http://vpfa.tamu.edu/media/642261/NoticeOfNonDiscrimination.pdf.