Faculty Position in Marine Environmental Science – The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a faculty position in the Department of Marine Science. We seek an accomplished marine biologist or marine chemist that uses experimental approaches to investigate regional and/or global environmental processes. This faculty position is open at all ranks, including Assistant Professor. The Associate Professor or Professor ranks will be eligible for the Mary Anderson Abell and Joseph Miles Abell, Jr., M.D. Endowed Chair in Marine Science, as a Chair Fellow or Holder, respectively. Candidates are sought with areas of interest in any discipline in environmental biology and chemistry including, but not limited to, chemical ecology, toxicology, physiology and biochemistry. The successful applicant will be expected to establish a nationally recognized research program at the University of Texas, mentor graduate students and postdoctoral scientists, and teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
The position is located at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas, Texas. The institute offers close proximity to estuarine, inshore and offshore habitats of the Gulf of Mexico, as well as excellent shoreside facilities for experimental work. Our infrastructure includes state-of-the-art research laboratories, offices and meeting spaces; the Estuarine Research Center housing the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve in partnership with NOAA, a Marine Science Library, and full-service core analytical facilities. New facility renovations completed or underway include the Fisheries and Mariculture Laboratory Complex, marina, research pier, public Marine Science Education Center and the new Center for Coastal Ocean Science that will house marine environmental science research in chemical ecology, toxicology, physiology and biochemistry. Successful applicants will have the freedom to follow independent and collaborative research, and will be provided with 9 months of state-funded salary support for research and teaching.
Ph.D. in related field and postdoctoral experience.
The University of Texas Marine Science Institute is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. UT Austin is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples and single parents. Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, a research statement, a statement of contributions to diversity, and three reference letters sent electronically to Interfolio. Review of applications will begin January 2020.
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